Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Direct line of descent; pedigree.

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  • noun The abstract link between a person and their ancestors.
  • noun The pedigree of an animal.
  • noun By extension, the predecessors of a particular item or product.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun ancestry of a purebred animal
  • noun the descendants of one individual

Etymologies

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blood +‎ line

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