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descendant


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Descendant  \De*scend"ant\,  a.  [F.  descendant,  p.  pr  of 
  descendre.  Cf  {Descendent}.] 
  Descendent. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Descendant  \De*scend"ant\,  n. 
  One  who  descends,  as  offspring,  however  remotely;  -- 
  correlative  to  ancestor  or  ascendant. 
 
  Our  first  parents  and  their  descendants.  --Hale. 
 
  The  descendant  of  so  many  kings  and  emperors.  --Burke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  descendant 
  adj  :  going  or  coming  down  [syn:  {descendent}] 
  n  :  a  person  considered  as  descended  from  some  ancestor  or  race 
  [syn:  {descendent}]  [ant:  {ancestor}] 




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