family treenoun [ C ]uk /ˌfæm.əl.i ˈtriː/ us /ˌfæm.əl.i ˈtriː/
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- He had come to Cornwall in pursuit of the last pieces of evidence for his family tree, and some local busybody had told him that I was versed in Cornish antiquities and heraldry.
- I wonder, Kay spoke up demurely, "which ancestor from which side of the family tree put that idea in his head, father?"
- So I determined to see what I could do in the way of making up a family tree.
- The family tree was complete.