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family tree

noun

Simple Definition of family tree

  • : a drawing or chart that shows how the different members of a family are related to each other

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of family tree

  1. 1 :  genealogy

  2. 2 :  a genealogical diagram

Examples of family tree in a sentence

  1. A framed family tree hung on the wall.

  2. <his family tree includes writers, musical composers, and other notables in the arts>



Circa 1770

First Known Use of family tree

circa 1770



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