Definitions for descendantdɪˈsɛn dənt
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a person considered as descended from some ancestor or race
going or coming down
proceeding by descent from an ancestor
One who is the progeny of someone at any distance of time
The patriarch survived many descendants: five children, a dozen grandchildren, even a great grandchild.
One which derives directly from a given precursor or source
This famous medieval manuscript has many descendants.
A later evolutionary type
Dogs evolved as descendants of early wolves.
descending from a biological ancestor
proceeding from a figurative ancestor or source
one who descends, as offspring, however remotely; -- correlative to ancestor or ascendant
Origin: [F. descendant, p. pr. of descendre. Cf. Descendent.]
The descendant forms the cusp of the seventh house of the horoscope and refers to partners or relationships. The descendant is ruled by the seventh sign of the zodiac, Libra, and its ruler planet, Venus. The sign the seventh house is in is, for astrologers, the sign of people you are the most attracted by, you easily get along well with and you are most likely to start a love relationship with, if backed up by other zodiacal aspects.
Translations for descendant
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- descendentCatalan, Valencian
- Nachkomme, AbkömmlingGerman
- afkomandi, niðjiIcelandic
- 子種, 子孫Japanese
- 자손, 후예Korean
- whakahekenga, mokopunaMāori
- nakomeling, telg, afstammeling, nazaatDutch
- descendent, urmașRomanian
- pòtomak, потомакSerbo-Croatian
- ättling, avkomma, avkomlingSwedish
- ఆనువంశీకుడు, వారసుడుTelugu
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