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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - In a straight unbroken path of descent from parent to child adj. - Arranged in a row.

Usage examples (32)
  • lineal ancestors
  • It has rarely happened that a crown has been transmitted from father to son, in lineal descent, for seventeen reigns.
  • Yet after the fortune of his posterity, Seljuk became the thirty-fourth in lineal descent from the great Afrasiab, emperor of
  • Theodoric the Ostrogoth, the fourteenth in lineal descent of the royal line of the Amali, 1 was born in the neighborhood of Vienna 2 two years after the death of Attila. for more
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