Meaning of “bloodline” in the English Dictionary

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"bloodline" in British English

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bloodlinenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈblʌd.laɪn/ us /ˈblʌd.laɪn/

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.

(Definition of “bloodline” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)