HyperDic: line_of_descent

English > 2 senses of the expression line of descent:
NOUNrelationline of descent, descent, lineage, filiationthe kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors
groupline of descent, lineage, line, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stockthe descendants of one individual
English > line of descent: 2 senses > noun 1, relation
MeaningThe kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors.
Synonymsdescent, lineage, filiation
Narrowerbilateral descentline of descent traced through both the maternal and paternal sides of the family
unilateral descentline of descent traced through one side of the family
Broaderkinship, family relationship, relationship(anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
Spanishlinaje
Catalanllinatge
English > line of descent: 2 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningThe descendants of one individual.
Synonymslineage, line, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, 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

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