|Origin:||cosin, from Latin consobrinus, from com- ( COM-) + sobrinus 'cousin on the mother's side' (from soror 'sister')|
cous‧in S3 [countable]
something that has the same origins as something else
a drug that is a chemical cousin to amphetamines
The Alaskan brown bear is a close cousin of the grizzly bear.
someone or something that is similar to someone or something else:
His avant-garde music, sometime cousin to jazz, had limited appeal.