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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the child of your aunt or uncle;
[syn: cousin, first cousin, cousin-german, full cousin]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cousin \Cous"in\ (k[u^]z"'n), n. [F. cousin, LL. cosinus, cusinus, contr. from L. consobrinus the child of a mother's sister, cousin; con- + sobrinus a cousin by the mother's side, a form derived fr. soror (for sosor) sister. See Sister, and cf. Cozen, Coz.] 1. One collaterally related more remotely than a brother or sister; especially, the son or daughter of an uncle or aunt. [1913 Webster] Note: The children of brothers and sisters are usually denominated first cousins, or cousins-german. In the second generation, they are called second cousins. See Cater-cousin, and Quater-cousin. [1913 Webster] Thou art, great lord, my father's sister's son, A cousin-german to great Priam's seed. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A title formerly given by a king to a nobleman, particularly to those of the council. In English writs, etc., issued by the crown, it signifies any earl. [1913 Webster] My noble lords and cousins, all, good morrow. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cousin \Cous"in\, n. Allied; akin. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cousin n 1: the child of your aunt or uncle [syn: cousin, first cousin, cousin-german, full cousin]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

43 Moby Thesaurus words for "cousin": aunt, auntie, blood brother, brethren, brother, bub, bubba, bud, buddy, country cousin, cousin once removed, cousin twice removed, daughter, father, first cousin, foster brother, frater, grandnephew, grandniece, granduncle, great-aunt, great-uncle, half brother, kid brother, mother, nephew, niece, nuncle, nunks, nunky, second cousin, sis, sissy, sister, sister-german, sistern, son, stepbrother, stepsister, unc, uncle, uncs, uterine brother
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

COUSIN, domest. rel. Cousins are kindred who are the issue of two brothers or two sisters, or of a brother and a sister. Those who descend from the brother or sister of the father of the person spoken of are called paternal cousins; maternal cousins are those who are descended from the brothers or sisters of the mother. Vide 2 Bro. C. C. 125; 1 Sim. & Stu. 301; 3 Russ. C. C. 140; 9 Sim. R. 386, 457.