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consanguĭnĭtas, ātis, f. [consanguineus], blood-relationship, consanguinity (rare; perh. not ante-Aug.).

I. In a restricted sense, the relationship between brothers and sisters (mostly in the jurists), Dig. 38, 8, 4; 1, 7, 44.—

II. In a more extended sense, relationship, in gen., Liv. 7, 19, 6; 8, 5, 4; Verg. A. 2, 86.—

b. Trop.: doctrinae, affinity, similarity, Tert. adv. Haeret. c. 32 fin.