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cognate

related by blood or descended from a common maternal ancestor

cognate

[‚käg‚nāt]
(geology)
Pertaining to contemporaneous fractures in a system with regard to time of origin and deformational type.
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decisions about etymology and cognation, a procedure in line with
BikePark Wales is part of the Cognation project that is investing in mountain biking throughout South Wales to boost the country's tourism industry.
What interests me above all in the editors' introduction is the significance of the dialogue with African anthropology in the description and analysis of ancestorship in Borneo and the wider Austronesian world, which echoes the early post-Second World War debates conducted by researchers such as Derek Freeman with regard to cognation and its relationship to African unilineal descent systems.