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cognate

related by blood or descended from a common maternal ancestor
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cognate

[‚käg‚nāt]
(geology)
Pertaining to contemporaneous fractures in a system with regard to time of origin and deformational type.
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The design of the experiment was complex, completely dependent, with three independent variables (2x2x2): language (Croatian/English), word type (word/pseudoword), and cognateness (cognate/non-cognate).
An interaction between language and cognateness was found (F = 5.17; df = 1/63; p<0.01).