a former county of E central Scotland: became part of Tayside region in 1975 and part of Perth and Kinross in 1996
[kin] /kɪn/ noun 1. a person’s relatives collectively; . 2. family relationship or . 3. a group of persons descended from a common ancestor or constituting a people, clan, tribe, or family. 4. a relative or kinsman. 5. someone or something of the same or similar kind: philosophy and its kin, theology. adjective 6. of […]
noun, Biology. 1. a form of natural selection that favors altruistic behavior toward close relatives resulting in an increase in the altruistic individual’s genetic contribution to the next generation. noun 1. (biology) natural selection resulting from altruistic behaviour by animals towards members of the same species, esp their offspring or other relatives
[kin-sel-uh] /kɪnˈsɛl ə/ noun 1. W(illiam) P(atrick) born 1935, U.S. novelist and short-story writer, born in Canada.
[kinz-fohk] /ˈkɪnzˌfoʊk/ plural noun 1. . /ˈkɪnzˌfəʊk/ plural noun 1. one’s family or relatives