descendantnoun [ C ]uk /dɪˈsen.dənt/ us /dɪˈsen.dənt/
He has no descendants.
We owe it to our descendants (= people younger than us who will live after we have died) to leave them a clean world to live in.
(Definition of “descendant” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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