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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Descendent  \De*scend"ent\,  a.  [L.  descendens,  -entis,  p.  pr  of 
  descendre.  Cf  {Descendant}.] 
  Descending;  falling;  proceeding  from  an  ancestor  or  source. 
 
  More  than  mortal  grace  Speaks  thee  descendent  of 
  ethereal  race.  --Pope. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  descendent 
  adj  :  going  or  coming  down  [syn:  {descendant}] 
  n  :  a  person  considered  as  descended  from  some  ancestor  or  race 
  [syn:  {descendant}]  [ant:  {ancestor}] 




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