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descendant

de·scend·ant

descendant

 
 
pronunciation:
dih sen dihnt
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part of speech: noun
definition: one who comes from a given ancestor or ancestors.
I am a descendant of Irish farmers and English sailors.
synonyms:
offspring
similar words:
kin, offshoot, relative
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