Meaning of “cognate” in the English Dictionary

"cognate" in British English

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cognateadjective

uk /ˈkɒɡ.neɪt/ us /ˈkɑːɡ.neɪt/ specialized

cognatenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɒɡ.neɪt/ us /ˈkɑːɡ.neɪt/ specialized

a word that has the same origin as another word, or is related in some way to another word

(Definition of “cognate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)