Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    Related by blood.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Lat A person related by blood; a person descended from the same common stock.
    —Consanguineus frater. In civil and feudal law. A half-brother by the father's side, as distinguished from frater uterinus, a brother by the mother's side. Consanguineus est quasi eodem sanguine natns. Co. Litt 157. A person related by consanguinity is, as It were, sprung from the same blood.