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1. descended from a common ancestor but through different lines
cousins are collateral relatives|an indirect descendant of the Stuarts
2. Coming from, being on, or directed toward, the side; as, collateral pressure.
3. serving to support or corroborate
4. accompany, concomitant
collateral target damage from a bombing run
5. situated or running side by side
collateral ridges of mountains
6. a security pledged for the repayment of a loan
7. A collateral relative.