lineage: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (lin'ē-ij), [key]
— n.
  1. lineal descent from an ancestor; ancestry or extraction: She could trace her lineage to the early Pilgrims.
  2. the line of descendants of a particular ancestor; family; race.


Pronunciation: (lī'nij), [key]
— n.
  1. linage.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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