lineage


lineage
I noun ancestors, ancestry, antecedents, blood relatives, bloodline, clan, descent, extraction, family, folk, forebears, forefathers, genealogy, gens, genus, line, line of descent, origin, origo, parentage, progenitors, stirps II index affiliation (bloodline), affinity (family ties), ancestry, blood, bloodline, children, derivation, descendant, family (common ancestry), filiation, heritage, house, issue (progeny), kindred, offspring, origin (ancestry), parentage, paternity, posterity, progeny, relationship (family tie), source, succession

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


lineage
n.
Family descent or ancestry.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


lineage
n. The overview or totality of the marriage and blood relationships within a family, including the ancestors and descendants of a particular individual.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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