Thursday, November 25, 2010


Consanguineous \kon-san(g)-GWIN-ee-us\ , adjective;
1. Of the same blood; related by birth; descended from the same parent of ancestor

According to
This word dates to the 1600's and comes from Latin consanguineus or "of the same blood." It is a combination of com- + sanguineus ("together" + "of blood")

Happy Thanksgiving!
Now go spend time with your favorite people, consanguineous or otherwise!

*Today's word and the first definition were both taken from's 'Word of the Day' for Thursday, November 25

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