The definition of a cousin is the child of your aunt and/or uncle. An example of a cousin is the baby born to your mothers sister.
Who do we call cousins?
the son or daughter of an uncle or aunt. See also second cousin, removed (def. 2). one related by descent in a diverging line from a known common ancestor, as from ones grandparent or from ones fathers or mothers sister or brother.
What is the meaning of cousins?
(Entry 1 of 2) 1a : a child of ones uncle or aunt. b : a relative descended from ones grandparent or more remote ancestor by two or more steps and in a different line. c : kinsman, relative a distant cousin.
Is it OK to marry cousins?
In the United States, second cousins are legally allowed to marry in every state. However, marriage between first cousins is legal in only about half of the American states. All in all, marrying your cousin or half-sibling will largely depend on the laws where you live and personal and/or cultural beliefs.