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Meaning of GENEALOGY

Pronunciation:  `jeenee'âlujee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  successive generations of kin
 

GENEALOGY is a 9 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: family tree
 
 See Also: ancestry, blood, blood line, bloodline, clan, descent, kin, kin group, kindred, kinship group, line, line of descent, lineage, origin, parentage, pedigree, stock, tribe

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gen`e*al"o*gy\, n.; pl. {Genealogies}. [OE.
genealogi, genelogie, OF. genelogie, F. g['e]n['e]alogie, L.
genealogia, fr. Gr. ?; ? birth, race, descent (akin to L.
genus) + ? discourse.]
1. An account or history of the descent of a person or family
   from an ancestor; enumeration of ancestors and their
   children in the natural order of succession; a pedigree.

2. Regular descent of a person or family from a progenitor;
   pedigree; lineage.

 

 

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