Synonyms of ancestry


1. lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock, genealogy, family tree

usage: the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors"

2. ancestry, lineage, derivation, filiation, inheritance, hereditary pattern

usage: inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline

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