Webster 1913 Edition
agnatus, p. p. of
agnascito be born in addition to;
gnasci) to be born. Cf.
Related or akin by the father’s side; also, sprung from the same male ancestor;
as,; in ths sense it is a correlative of
agnatebrother: a brother having the same father, but a different mother
Allied; akin.“Agnate words.”
Assume more or less of a fictitious character, but congenial and
agnatewith the former.
A relative whose relationship can be traced exclusively through males.
Webster 1828 Edition