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forebearer

noun

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a person who is several generations earlier in an individual's line of descent
  • villagers who still practice many of the customs of their forebearers

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The first known use of forebearer was in 1852

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“Forebearer.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/forebearer. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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