ANCESTOR MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Ancestor Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) One from whom an estate has descended; -- the correlative of heir.
  2. (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.
  3. (n.) An earlier type; a progenitor; as, this fossil animal is regarded as the ancestor of the horse.


Synonyms:
Antecedent, Ascendant, Ascendent, Root,

• Ancestorially Definition & Synonyms

  1. (adv.) With regard to ancestors.


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