Ancestral - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ænˈsestrəl|  American pronunciation of the word ancestral
Brit.  |anˈsɛstr(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word ancestral

adjective

- inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent(syn: hereditary, patrimonial, transmissible)

ancestral home
ancestral lore

Examples

Native Americans asserting their rights to ancestral land

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