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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ag·nate /ˈægˌnet/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ag·nate a.
 1. Related or akin by the father's side; also, sprung from the same male ancestor; as, agnate brother: a brother having the same father, but a different mother; in ths sense it is a correlative of uterine.
 2. Allied; akin. Agnate words.”
    Assume more or less of a fictitious character, but congenial and agnate with the former.   --Landor.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ag·nate, n.  Civil Law A relative whose relationship can be traced exclusively through males.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : related on the father's side; "a paternal aunt" [syn: agnatic,
      n : one related on the father's side [syn: patrikin, patrilineal
          kin, patrisib, patrilineal sib]