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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline; The descendants of one individual.

Usage examples (35)
  • South Africa is rapidly solving her own paleolithic riddles, which are closely connected with the main problem of man's ancestry.
  • With clades the ancestry is assumed depending on shared characteristic traits.
  • She said her ancestry is Irish. cboss@dispatch. com
  • She may be Canadian, but part of her ancestry is Chinese. for more
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