Definition of second cousin in English:

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second cousin

A child of one’s parent’s first cousin.
Example sentences
  • Three huge studies in the U.S. between 1941 and 1981 found that no more than 0.2% of all American marriages were between first cousins or second cousins.
  • We are still talking to cousins, second cousins and family friends through interpreters.
  • That involves their cousins, their first cousins once removed, their second cousins.
See parent entry: cousin
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