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n.1.(Law) A person connected through cognation.
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Spea bombifrons, Bufo cognatus, and Rana caatesbeiana were heard least frequently (< 5% of total sites within known range).
cognatus shows the same behavior and the eggs are light yellow color after deposition.
For Bujo, the slogan cognatus sum, ergo summus enshrines the conviction that human beings become human only in fellowship with others, and that human beings act more effectively to the extent that they are in solidarity with other human beings.
Metacercariae of Clinostomum attenuatum in Ambystoma tigrinum mavortium, Bufo cognatus and Spea multiplicata from west Texas.
In support of this, Rogers and Harvey (1994) noted a supplemental line in 11 of 43 specimens of the toad Bufo cognatus, and in 10 of these animals the supplemental line was within a growth zone that corresponded to a drought year.
Instead of French philosopher Rene Descartes' "cogito ergo sum" (I think; therefore, I exist), the African asserts, "I am because we are," or "I am related; therefore, I am" (cognatus ergo sum or an existential cognatus sum, ergo sumus, "I am related; therefore, we are.
These sites have produced 4261 amphibian captures of six different species: one salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum) and five frogs (Rana sylvatiea, Ranapipiens, Bufo cognatus, Pseudacris maculata, and Scaphiopus bombifrons).
The scientists speculate that the Bigfoot creature is a hybrid cross of modern Homo sapiens, with a novel primate species, giving it the species name Homo sapiens cognatus.
cognatus has been recorded from the northeastern slope of the Capitan Mountains (Hall and Kelson, 1951), so this may be the identity of the individual in this study from Capitan Mountains.
Only her cognatus could tend her hearth, could be her priest.
Edmund's described one of Donald's descendants as a "certain relative of the king of Scots," (quidam cognatus regis Scotiae).
By the great reason Nietzscheans such as Scheler, from whom Hartmann learned, would consider the realm of attitude, preference, feelings, and cognatus which underlie the little reason with its thinking and speaking.