The child of one's parent, but only one parent.(noun)
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Use "half-sibling" in a sentence
"But if it helps many more of its kin to survive, each of whom might carry some lesser portion of the same genetic code (a sibling has 1/2, a half-sibling, uncle or nephew has 1/4, and so on) then such altruism may have as much or more of an evolutionary advantage than if it just saved itself."
"In this matter it is complicated by the father's infidelity, the revelation of a half-sibling, and the public nature of their family's troubles."
"About 12 percent had at least one half-sibling, and 2 percent had a stepsibling."