• Ancestor Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) One from whom an estate has descended; -- the correlative of heir.
- (n.) One from whom a person is descended, whether on the fathers or mothers 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.
• Ancestorially Definition & Synonyms
- (adv.) With regard to ancestors.