KIN, n. [L. genus; Gr. connected with L. gigno, geno.]1. Relation, properly by consanguinity or blood,but perhaps sometimes used for relation by affinity or marriage. This man is of kin to me.2. Relatives; kindred; persons of the same race. --The father, mother and the kin beside.3. A relation; a relative.4. The same generical class; a thing related. And the ear-deafening voice of th' oracle, Kin to Jove's thunder.5. As a termination, kin is used as a diminutive, denoting small, from the sense of child; as in manikin, a little man.
KIN, a. Of the same nature; kindred; congenial.