cross cousin

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Related to cross cousins: bilateral descent, Double descent

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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Additionally, all cousins either are parallel or cross cousins.
We have seen that Kriol speakers use the term cousin for certain types of in-laws, and for cross cousins.
Instead, they appear only as "ego" "parallel or cross cousins," "cognatic and affinal kin," "joking partners," or "purity holders.