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bloodline

noun [C] uk   /ˈblʌd.laɪn/ us  
all the members of a family group of people or animals over a period of time, especially when considering their shared family characteristics: Ismailis believe that a bloodline joins the Aga Khan to Mohammed. This is a pedigree poodle - her bloodline is pure.Ancestors and descendants
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