Complete Definition of "agnate"

English

Etymology
from Latin agnatus—paternal kinsman

Noun
agnate

  1. a relative whose relation is traced only through male members of the family

::A great grandfather is an agnate if he is your fatherâs fatherâs father.

  1. any paternal male relative

Adjective
agnate

  1. related to someone by male connections or on the paternal side of the family

Translations
Russian: единокÑовнÑй (jedinkróvnyj)

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