Definition of kindred noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkɪndrəd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɪndrəd//
    (old-fashioned or formal)
    jump to other results
  1. 1[plural] your family and relatives compare kin
  2. 2[uncountable] the fact of being related to another person ties of kindred
  3. Word OriginMiddle English: from kin + -red (from Old English rǣden ‘condition’), with insertion of -d- in the modern spelling through phonetic development (as in thunder).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: kindred

Other results

All matches