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cross cousin

n.
A cousin who is the child of the brother of one's mother or the sister of one's father.
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A cross cousin is any child of your father's sister or mother's brother.
Two significant features of Dravidian systems include the division of the social universe into two "supercategories" of cross and parallel cousins in which the former are always potential affines and the latter consanguines, and persistent bilateral cross cousin marriage.
Only one term is given for opposite sex cross cousin, gemuroi [female] MBS, ?
Furthermore, the sublimation of the incest taboo is carried one step further by associating cross cousin marriage with sister-exchange marriage.
Instead, they appear only as "ego" "parallel or cross cousins," "cognatic and affinal kin," "joking partners," or "purity holders.
We have seen that Kriol speakers use the term cousin for certain types of in-laws, and for cross cousins.