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ag·nate

 (ăg′nāt′)
adj.
1. Related on or descended from the father's or male side.
2. Coming from a common source; akin.
n.
A relative on the father's or male side only.

[Latin agnātus, past participle of agnāscī, to become an agnate : ad-, ad- + nāscī, to be born; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]

ag·nat′ic (ăg-năt′ĭk) adj.
ag·nat′i·cal·ly adv.
ag·na′tion n.
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Adj.1.agnatic - related on the father's sideagnatic - related on the father's side; "a paternal aunt"
related - connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage
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