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sib

 [sib]
1. a blood relative; one of a group of persons all descended from a common ancestor.

sib

(sib),
A member of a sibship.
Synonym(s): sibling

sib

(sib)
1. a blood relative; one of a group of persons all descended from a common ancestor.

sib

Etymology: AS, sibb, kin
See sibling.

sib·ling

(sib'ling)
A brother or sister.
Synonym(s): sib.
[A.S. sib, relation, + -ling, diminutive]

sib

A SIBLING.

sibling

or

sib

a brother or sister.

sib

1. a blood relative; one of a group of animals all descended from a common ancestor.
2. sibling.

half-sib
see half sibling.
sib mating
brother mated to sister.
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