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What relation to you is your cousin’s child?

March 1, 2017 | Author: | Posted in Home & Family

Cousin is derived through French from Latin consobrinus, “the child of one’s mother’s sister.” Consobrinus was formed from con and soror (“sister”). The term was used loosely for various degrees of relationship before it acquired its present meaning. At one time it signified little more than “kinsman” or “kinswomen.” Formerly cousin, often shortened to coz, …

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