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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ancestral  \An*ces"tral\  (?;  277),  a. 
  Of  pertaining  to  derived  from  or  possessed  by  an  ancestor 
  or  ancestors;  as  an  ancestral  estate.  ``Ancestral  trees.'' 
  --Hemans. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ancestral 
  adj  :  inherited  or  inheritable  by  established  rules  (usually  legal 
  rules)  of  descent;  "ancestral  home";  "ancestral  lore"; 
  "hereditary  monarchy";  "patrimonial  estate"; 
  "transmissible  tradition"  [syn:  {hereditary},  {patrimonial}, 
  {transmissiblel}] 




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