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Ancestors

ancestor

noun

someone who is related to you who lived a long time ago

ancestry

noun

the people related to you who lived a long time ago

antecedents

noun

the members of your family who lived a long time ago

branch

noun

a section of a family who are all related to one person who lived in the past

descendant

noun

a relative of a person who lived in the past

descent

noun

the origin of your parents or other older members of your family

family tree

noun

a drawing that contains the names of everyone in a family over a long period of time and that shows the relationship between them

fathers

noun

people in your family who lived long before you

forbear

another spelling of forebear

forebear

noun

your forebears are the people in your family who lived a long time ago

forefathers

noun

people belonging to your family or nation who lived a long time ago

genealogy

noun

the history of one family, showing how all the people are related to each other

line

noun

a series of connected generations in the same family

lineage

noun

the people in your family who lived in the past, especially when you come from a rich or important family

pedigree

noun

someone’s parents and other family members from the past, especially in families of a high social class

progenitor

noun

a person in your family who was born a long time ago

stock

noun

the type of people that your family comes from

ancestral

adjective

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a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable

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