Definition of lineal
1 : linear
2 : composed of or arranged in lines
4a : belonging to one lineage lineal relativesb : of, relating to, or dealing with a lineage
linealityplay \ˌli-nē-ˈa-lə-tē\ noun
lineallyplay \ˈli-nē-ə-lē\ adverb
Examples of lineal in a Sentence
He claims that he is a lineal descendent of a famous military hero.
First Known Use of lineal
LINEAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lineal for English Language Learners
: having a direct family relationship : related by a direct series of parents and children
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