HyperDic: ancestry

English > 2 senses of the word ancestry:
NOUNgroupancestry, lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, origin, parentage, stemma, stockthe descendants of one individual
attributeancestry, lineage, derivation, filiationinherited properties shared with others of your bloodline
ancestry > pronunciation
Soundsae'nsehstriy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > ancestry: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningThe descendants of one individual.
Synonymslineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, origin, parentage, stemma, stock
Narrowerfamily, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept, phratryPeople descended from a common ancestor
sideA family line of descent
Broadergenealogy, family treesuccessive generations of kin
Spanishabolengo, árbol genealógico, ascendencia, casta, descendencia, estirpe, linaje, línea de descendencia, línea de sangre, línea, origen, parentela, parentesco, pedigrí, saga, sangre
Catalandescendència, estirp, llinatge, nissaga, origen, pedigrí
English > ancestry: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaninginherited properties shared with others of your bloodline.
Synonymslineage, derivation, filiation
AttributescrossbredBred from parents of different varieties or species
purebredBred for many generations from member of a recognized / recognized breed or strain
Narrowerorigin, descent, extractionProperties attributable to your ancestry
pedigree, bloodlineancestry of a purebred animal
Broaderinheritance, hereditary pattern(genetics) attributes acquired via biological heredity from the parents
Spanishabolengo, alcurnia, ascendencia, linaje
Catalanascendència, estirp, llinatge

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