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de·scen·dant

 (dĭ-sĕn′dənt)
n.
1. One whose descent can be traced to a particular individual or group: a descendant of Queen Victoria; descendants of a prize-winning horse.
2. Something derived from a prototype or earlier form: Today's bicycles are descendants of the earlier velocipede.
3. In astrology, the point of the ecliptic or the sign of the zodiac that sets in the west at the time of a person's birth or other event.
adj.
Variant of descendent.

descendant

(dɪˈsɛndənt)
n
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) a person, animal, or plant when described as descended from an individual, race, species, etc
2. (Genetics) a person, animal, or plant when described as descended from an individual, race, species, etc
3. something that derives or is descended from an earlier form
adj
a variant spelling of descendent

Descendant

(dɪˈsɛndənt)
n
(Astrology) astrology the point on the ecliptic lying directly opposite the Ascendant

de•scend•ant

(dɪˈsɛn dənt)

n.
1. a person or animal that is descended from a specific ancestor; an offspring.
2. something deriving in appearance, function, or character from an earlier form.
3. the point of the ecliptic or the sign of the zodiac setting below the western horizon at the time of a birth or an event.
adj.
[1425–75; < Old French descendant, present participle of descendre. See descend, -ant]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.descendant - a person considered as descended from some ancestor or racedescendant - a person considered as descended from some ancestor or race
child - a member of a clan or tribe; "the children of Israel"
relative, relation - a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
scion - a descendent or heir; "a scion of royal stock"
ancestor, antecedent, ascendant, ascendent, root - someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
Adj.1.descendant - going or coming down
descending - coming down or downward
2.descendant - proceeding by descent from an ancestor; "descendent gene"
related - connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage

descendant

descendant

noun
1. Something derived from another:
2. One descended directly from the same parents or ancestors:
Translations
ذُرِّيَّه، نَسْل
potomek
efterkommer
jälkeläinen
potomak
afkomandi
potomok
potomec
potomak
soyundan gelen kimse

descendant

[dɪˈsendənt] Ndescendiente mf
to leave no descendantsno dejar descendencia

descendant

[dɪˈsɛndənt] ndescendant(e) m/f
a descendant of → un(e) descendant(e) de

descendant

n
Nachkomme m
(Astron, Astrol) in the descendantim Deszendenten

descendant

[dɪˈsɛndənt] ndiscendente m/f

descend

(diˈsend) verb
1. to go or climb down from a higher place or position. He descended the staircase.
2. to slope downwards. The hills descend to the sea.
3. (with on) to make a sudden attack on. The soldiers descended on the helpless villagers.
deˈscendant noun
the child, grandchild, great-grandchild etc of a person. This is a photograph of my grandmother with all her descendants.
deˈscent (-t) noun
1. the act of descending. The descent of the hill was quickly completed.
2. a slope. That is a steep descent.
3. family; ancestry. She is of royal descent.
be descended from
to be a descendant of.

the noun descendant ends in -ant (not -ent).

de·scend·ing

, descendant
a. descendente, descendiente;
___ aortaaorta ___, parte mayor de la aorta;
___ coloncolon ___;
n., a. descendiente.

descendant

n descendiente mf
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