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pedigree

noun [C]  /ˈped·ɪˌɡri/ us  
the parents and other family members of a particular animal, or a record of them: a dog’s pedigree The pedigree of a person, idea, or activity is its history: Populism and conservatism have strong Southern pedigrees.
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