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

    Germane; fully related, as brothers of the same parents.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Whole, full or own, in respect to relationship or descent. Brothersgerman, as opposed to half-brothers, are those who have both the same father and mother. Cousins-german are "first" cousins; that is, children of brothers or sisters.