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cous•in



Pronunciation: (kuz'un), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/cousin.html on line 89 [key]
n.
1. Also called first cousin, full cousin, cousin-german. the son or daughter of an uncle or aunt.
2. one related by descent in a diverging line from a known common ancestor, as from one's grandparent or from one's father's or mother's sister or brother.
3. a kinsman or kinswoman; relative.
4. a person or thing related to another by similar natures, languages, geographical proximity, etc.: Our Canadian cousins are a friendly people.
5. Slang.a gullible, innocent person who is easily duped or taken advantage of.
6. a term of address used by a sovereign in speaking, writing, or referring to another sovereign or a high-ranking noble.

Cou•sin



Pronunciation: (kOO-zan'), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/cousin.html on line 130 [key]
n.
Vic•tor Pronunciation: (vēk-tôr'), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/cousin.html on line 144 [key] 1792–1867, French philosopher and educational reformer: founder of the method of eclecticism in French philosophy.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/cousin.html on line 178 cousin (Thesaurus)

 

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