Definition of Ancestor

  • (n.) One from whom a person is descended, whether on the father's or mother's side, at any distance of time; a progenitor; a fore father.
  • (n.) An earlier type; a progenitor; as, this fossil animal is regarded as the ancestor of the horse.
  • (n.) One from whom an estate has descended; -- the correlative of heir.

Antonyms of Ancestor

Homophones of Ancestor

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