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a brother or sister.
Anthropology. a comember of a sib, a unilateral descent group thought to share kinship through a common ancestor.
of or relating to a brother or sister:
sibling rivalry.

a person’s brother or sister
(as modifier): sibling rivalry

any fellow member of a sib

sibling sib·ling (sĭb’lĭng)
One of two or more individuals having one or both parents in common; a brother or sister.


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