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1) akin. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...Connected by or as if by kinship or common origin: agnate, allied, cognate, connate, connatural, consanguine, consanguineous, kindred, related. See KIN....

2) akin. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...combines with to: Its appearance suggests that the house finch is closely akin to the purple finch. 1...

3) akin. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Having a similar quality or character; analogous. 3. Linguistics Sharing a common origin or an ancestral form....

4) Lenson. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...As much akin as Lenson hill to Pilsenpin; i.e. not at all. Lenson hill and Pilsen pin are two high hills in Dorsetshire, called by sailors the Cow and Calf. Out at...

5) sniggle. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...(an eel) in this manner. From dialectal snig, a small eel, from Middle English snigge; akin to probably akin to snegge, a snail; akin to akin to Old English snaegl,...

6) qoph. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...letter of the Hebrew alphabet. See table at alphabet. Hebrew qop, of Phoenician origin; akin to Hebrew qop, ape; akin to perhaps akin to Sanskrit kapi, ape, or Egyptian...

7) cerulean. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Azure; sky-blue. From Latin caeruleus, dark blue; akin to akin to caelum, sky....

8) Habakkuk. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A Hebrew prophet of the late seventh century b.c. Hebrew abaqquq; akin to perhaps akin to Akkadian abbaququ, a type of plant....

9) atoll. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A ringlike coral island and reef that nearly or entirely encloses a lagoon. Maldivean atolu; akin to probably akin to Sinhalese atul, interior (from the interior...

10) poke 4. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Pokeweed. Short for dialectal pocan, of Virginia Algonquian origin; akin to akin to puccoon....

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