sibling

sibling

/ˈsɪblɪŋ/
noun
Each of two or more children or offspring having one or both parents in common; a brother or sister.

Origin
Old English, in the sense ‘relative’ (see sib, -ling). The current sense dates from the early 20th century.

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Though the word sibling via “sib” is of unknown origin, the same cannot be said of any pair of siblings. Just ask their mother!

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(I’m sure everyone will agree, the best day to talk about twins is Tuesday.)

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