from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A genealogical diagram of a family's ancestry.
- n. The ancestors and descendants of a family considered as a group.
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- n. The totality of someone's ancestors.
- n. A diagrammatic representation of a pedigree.
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- n. successive generations of kin
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For some mutiple lines of evidence, I’ll pass you a very short way up the family tree.