Ag"nate (#), a. [L. agnatus, p. p. of agnasci to be born in addition to; ad + nasci (for gnasci) to be born. Cf. Adnate.]

1.

Related or akin by the father's side; also, sprung from the same male ancestor.

2.

Allied; akin.

"Agnate words."

Pownall.

Assume more or less of a fictitious character, but congenial and agnate with the former. Landor.

 

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Ag"nate, n. [Cf. F. agnat.] CivilLaw

A relative whose relationship can be traced exclusively through males.

 

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