Definition of cognate adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    cognate

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈkɑɡneɪt//
     
     
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  1. 1(linguistics) having the same origin as another word or language “Haus” in German is cognate with “house” in English. German and Dutch are cognate languages.
  2. 2(formal) related in some way and therefore similar a cognate development
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