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lineage

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  1. 1 the line of ancestors from whom a person is descended his Italian lineage was very important to him Synonyms birth, blood, bloodline, breeding, descent, extraction, family tree, genealogy, line, ancestry, origin, parentage, pedigree, stock, strainRelated Words heredity, succession; family, house; kin, kindred, relations, relatives; raceNear Antonyms offspring; child, heir, inheritor, son, successorAntonyms issue, posterity, progeny, seed

  2. 2 a group of persons who come from the same ancestor it is now generally accepted that the lineage of Thomas Jefferson includes black as well as white members Synonyms blood, clan, folks, house, kin, kindred, kinfolk (or kinfolks), kinsfolk, line, family, people, race, stock, tribeRelated Words blended family, nuclear family; extended family, household, kith; brood; descendant (also descendent), issue, offspring, progeny, scion, seed; clansman, kinsman, kinswoman, relative; dynastyNear Antonyms ancestry, birth, descent, extraction, origin, pedigree


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