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One of two or more individuals having one or both parents in common; a brother or sister.
[Middle English, from Old English, from sibb, kinsman; see sib.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
a. a person's brother or sister
b. (as modifier): sibling rivalry.
2. (Anthropology & Ethnology) any fellow member of a sib
[C19: specialized modern use of Old English sibling relative, from sib; see -ling1]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a brother or sister.
2. Anthrop. a member of a sib.
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|Noun||1.||sibling - a person's brother or sister |
family unit, family - primary social group; parents and children; "he wanted to have a good job before starting a family"
half blood - one of siblings who have only one parent in common
relative, relation - a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
triplet - one of three offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy
twin - either of two offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy
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noun brother or sister His siblings are mostly in their early twenties.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
A. N → hermano/a m/f
B. CPD sibling rivalry N → rivalidad f entre hermanos
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
sibling[ˈsɪblɪŋ] n (= brother) → frère m (= sister) → sœur f
His siblings are mostly in their early twenties → Ses frères et sœurs ont une vingtaine d'années pour la plupart.sibling rivalry n → rivalité f entre frères et sœurs
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Geschwister nt (form)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
siblingn hermano -na mf; npl hermanos
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.