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lineage

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˈlɪn.i.ɪdʒ/ formal
the members of a person's family who are directly related to that person and who lived a long time before him or her: She's very proud of her ancient royal lineage.
lineal
adjective uk   us   /-əl/
She claims lineal descent from Henry VIII.
lineally
adverb uk   us   /-ə.li/
Translations of “lineage”
in Chinese (Traditional) 血統, 世系…
in Chinese (Simplified) 血统, 世系…
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