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CONSANGUINEUS FRATER Definition & Legal Meaning

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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 natus. Co. Litt. 157. A person related by consanguinity is, as it were, sprung from the same blood.


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