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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors;
[syn: descent, line of descent, lineage, filiation]

2. the descendants of one individual;
- Example: "his entire lineage has been warriors"
[syn: lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

line of descent n 1: the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors [syn: descent, line of descent, lineage, filiation] 2: the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors" [syn: lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock]