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Definitions and Synonyms of ancestry | Another word for ancestry | What is ancestry?

Definition 1: inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for ancestry in the sense of this definition

(ancestry is a kind of ...) (genetics) attributes acquired via biological heredity from the parents

(... is a kind of ancestry ) properties attributable to your ancestry

"he comes from good origins"

(... is a kind of ancestry ) ancestry of a purebred animal

(... are attributes of ancestry) bred for many generations from member of a recognized breed or strain

(... are attributes of ancestry) bred from parents of different varieties or species

Definition 2: the descendants of one individual - [noun denoting group]

Samples where ancestry or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his entire lineage has been warriors

Synonyms for ancestry in the sense of this definition

(ancestry is a kind of ...) successive generations of kin

(... is a kind of ancestry ) people descended from a common ancestor

"his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"

(... is a kind of ancestry ) a family line of descent

"he gets his brains from his father's side"

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