Recent Examples of lineage from the Web
His golden headband suggests royal lineage, but researchers have been unable to determine which ancient leader the figure represents.
That means these winning race horses likely come from lineages that exhibited both speed and stamina, as well as intelligence and good judgement.
My family is of Italian lineage, so this partnership makes me happy in my soul.
The Boston University hockey program maintained the Terrier lineage by promoting former captain and associate head coach Albie O’Connell to replace David Quinn, who departed for the New York Rangers two weeks ago.
Despite occupying so much of the Earth, scientists have found gaps in its understanding of squamate lineage.
The documents say that DNA testing resulted in identifying a relative and subsequent investigation into family lineage led to Mr. DeAngelo.
Lead study author Tiago Simões spent more than four years piecing together the squamate lineage.
The paddlefish lineage in Montana goes back some 70 million years or more, and the species has been around for 200 million years.
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LINEAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lineage for English Language Learners
: the people who were in someone's family in past times
LINEAGE Defined for Kids
medical Definition of lineage
- replication in T cell lineages
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