agnate defined in 1939 yearagnate - Agnate (Lat. ad, to; natus, born);
agnate - Term used in Roman law to describe persons related through descent from a common male ancestor. Cognates were persons related through descent from both male and female ancestors. The distinction was at first important, because succession to property depended upon it, but it was abolished by Justinian.Sec Cognate.
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