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Definition of the noun agnate
What does agnate mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: agnates
- one related on the father's side
Alternative definition of the noun agnate
- A relative whose relation is traced only through male members of the family.
- antonym: enate
- Any paternal male relative.
Definition of the adjective agnate
What does agnate mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: -
Alternative definition of the adjective agnate
- Related to someone by male connections or on the paternal side of the family.
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A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
AGNATE—AGN E SI. San Germano, used for the cure of gout, rheumatism, etc but inferior in virtue to the baths (Stufe dz' Nerone) at Baize. The volcanoes surrounding the lake have been extinct since 1198. Further on the left from A. lies the ...
by Alan Barnard, Jonathan Spencer
agnate, agnatic An agnate is someone related through ...
Dictionary of Early English (1955)
by Joseph T. Shipley
agnail agnate stud or spangle on a dress. By extension, a fragment of flesh hanging by the skin; hence, a scrap, a shred. In current use, aiguilette, the point or cord over the shoulder in certain uniforms. Also aiglet, aglotte, aigulet, via French ...
Women's Studies Encyclopedia (1999)
by Helen Tierney
ELIZABETH WARREN MARKSON AGNATE/ COGNATE.
We have some few instances of the Sovereign's giving curators to idiots, where the next agnate did not claim ; but such gists are truly deviations from our law, since they pass without an inquiry into the state of the person upon whom the ...
Babu Keshoprosad Sinha, next agnate of ...
by G. Duncan Mitchell
agnate; agnation. In Roman law agnati were kinsfolk, men and women, related to each other by descent from a common male ancestor and who were under a single authority in the family. In modern usage the term is restricted to men ...
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Video shows what agnate means. A relative whose relation is traced only through male members of the family.. Any paternal male relative.. Agnate Meaning.
Scrabble value of A1G2N1A1T1E1
The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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