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blood·line

 (blŭd′līn′)
n.
Direct line of descent; pedigree.

bloodline

(ˈblʌdˌlaɪn)
n
(Sociology) all the members of a family group over generations, esp regarding characteristics common to that group; pedigree

blood•line

(ˈblʌdˌlaɪn)

n.
1. (usu. of animals) the line of descent; pedigree; strain.
2. ancestry; family.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bloodline - the descendants of one individualbloodline - the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors"
kinfolk, kinsfolk, phratry, family line, sept, folk, family - people descended from a common ancestor; "his family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"
side - a family line of descent; "he gets his brains from his father's side"
family tree, genealogy - successive generations of kin
2.bloodline - ancestry of a purebred animal
ancestry, filiation, lineage, derivation - inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline

bloodline

noun
One's ancestors or their character or one's ancestral derivation:
Translations

bloodline

[ˈblʌdlaɪn] Nlínea f de sangre, línea f de parentesco por consanguinidad
the Celtic royal bloodline descended through the mother's sidela línea de sangre de la realeza celta venía por parte de la madre

bloodline

[ˈblʌdlaɪn] nlignée fblood loss nperte f de sangblood lust blood-lust [ˈblʌdlʌst] nsoif f de sangblood money nprix m du sangblood orange norange f sanguineblood poisoning nsepticémie fblood pressure ntension f (artérielle)
to take sb's blood pressure → prendre la tension (artérielle) de qn
to have high blood pressure → faire de l'hypertension
to have low blood pressure → faire de l'hypotensionblood product nproduit m sanguinblood pudding n (US)boudin m noirblood-red [ˌblʌdˈrɛd]
nrouge m inv sang
adjrouge sang invblood relation blood relative n (male)parent m (par le sang); (female)parente f (par le sang)blood sample néchantillon m de sang
to take a blood sample → prélever un échantillon de sang
to give a blood sample → se faire prélever du sangblood sausage n (US)boudin m noir
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