Meaning of “genealogy” in the English Dictionary

"genealogy" in British English

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genealogynoun

uk /ˌdʒiː.niˈæl.ə.dʒi/ us /ˌdʒiː.niˈæl.ə.dʒi/

[ U ] (the study of) the history of the past and present members of a family or families:

I became interested in the genealogy of my family.

[ C ] a drawing showing the history of a family with all past and present members joined together by lines

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

"genealogy" in American English

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genealogynoun [ C/U ]

us /ˌdʒi·niˈɑl·ə·dʒi, -ˈæl-/

the study of the history of the past and present members of a family, or a particular history of this type:

[ C ] He has produced a genealogy of his family going back to 1732.
genealogical
adjective [ not gradable ] us /ˌdʒi·ni·əˈlɑdʒ·ɪ·kəl/

(Definition of “genealogy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)