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Definitions of cognate:
  • noun:   a word is cognate with another if both derive from the same word in an ancestral language
  • noun:   one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another
  • adjective:   having the same ancestral language
    Example: "Cognate languages"
  • adjective:   related in nature
  • adjective:   related by blood

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