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an·ces·tral

 (ăn-sĕs′trəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or evolved from an ancestor or ancestors.

an·ces′tral·ly adv.
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ancestral

(ænˈsɛstrəl)
adj
of, inherited from, or derived from ancestors: his ancestral home.
n
(Logic) logic a relation that holds between x and y if there is a chain of instances of a given relation leading from x to y. Thus the ancestral of parent of is ancestor of, since x is the ancestor of y if and only if x is a parent of…a parent of…a parent of y
anˈcestrally adv
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an•ces•tral

(ænˈsɛs trəl)

adj.
1. pertaining to ancestors; descending or claimed from ancestors.
2. serving as a forerunner or inspiration.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Middle French]
an•ces′tral•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ancestral - inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descentancestral - inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent; "ancestral home"; "ancestral lore"; "hereditary monarchy"; "patrimonial estate"; "transmissible tradition"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
heritable, inheritable - capable of being inherited; "inheritable traits such as eye color"; "an inheritable title"
2.ancestral - of or belonging to or inherited from an ancestor
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ancestral

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ancestral

adjective
Of or from one's ancestors:
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Translations
خاص بِالسَّلَف أو الأجْداد
po předcích
for-/ættfeîra-
po predkoch
atalara ait

ancestral

[ænˈsestrəl]
A. ADJancestral
B. CPD ancestral home Ncasa f solariega
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ancestral

[ænˈsɛstrəl] adj [home, land, spirit, roots] → ancestral(e)
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ancestral

adjseiner/ihrer Vorfahren; ancestral homeStammsitz m
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ancestral

[ænˈsɛstrl] adj (of family) → avito/a; (of former times) → ancestrale, atavico/a
ancestral home → casa avita
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ancestor

(ˈӕnsistə) , ((American) -ses-) feminine ˈancestress noun
a person who was a member of one's family a long time ago and from whom one is descended.
anˈcestral (-ˈses-) adjective
ˈancestryplural ˈancestries noun
a line of ancestors coming down to one's parents. He is of noble ancestry.
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This ark is a symbolic species of the eastearn Pacific mangrove ecosystem that has been ancestrally collected by coastal populations as a staple food, and that is still consumed for traditional meals in several tropical Latin American countries.
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The selfhood which is inalienable in them, and for the realization of which they require 'inalienable' liberty, is ancestrally determined, and the happiness which they pursue has its form implied in ancestral endowment." (5) Thus, to be a Jew, a Pole, or an "Anglo-Saxon" is not a choice.
For example, while we can say colloquially that America is a "Christian country" (over 90 percent of American citizens are at least ancestrally Christian), Congress does not codify that idea into law.
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It turns out the evolutionary innovation here is not one species gaining a pigment, but instead turning on a gene to repress an ancestrally present pigment," he said.
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The Saluan are ancestrally similar to the Bajau, Fernando Racimo, an assistant professor at the University of Copenhagen, said.