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cross-cousin

Definition of Cross-cousin

(noun) The kinship between the children of a brother and sister.

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Cross-cousin Pronunciation

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Syllabification: cross cous·in

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– British English

Phonetic Spelling

  • American English – /krAWs-kUHz-uhn/
  • British English – /kros-kUHz-uhn/

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /krɔs-ˈkʌzən/
  • British English – /krɒs-ˈkʌzn/

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Cite the Definition of Cross-cousin

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “cross-cousin.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 23, 2020 (https://sociologydictionary.org/cross-cousin/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

cross-cousin. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/cross-cousin/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “cross-cousin.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 23, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/cross-cousin/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“cross-cousin.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 23 Oct. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/cross-cousin/>.