Ancestry - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline (syn: derivation, filiation, lineage)
They claim to be of noble ancestry.
She claims to be able to trace her ancestry all the way back to the earliest settlers.
Her mother is of German ancestry (=has German ancestors).
Helen's family can trace their ancestry back to the 1700s.
She's of mixed African and European ancestry.
They've traced their ancestry to Scotland.