Definitions for descendants

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. descendants, posterity(noun)

    all of the offspring of a given progenitor

    "we must secure the benefits of freedom for ourselves and our posterity"

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  1. Virgil:

    Your descendants shall gather your fruits.

  2. Plato:

    Hereditary honors are a noble and a splendid treasure to descendants.

  3. Xu Xing:

    Over the last 30 years, there were so many discoveries made that demonstrate birds are really descendants of dinosaurs.

  4. German Culture Minister Monika Gruetters:

    We will do everything in our powers to return art looted by the Nazis to the descendants of the Nazi regime's victims as quickly as possible.

  5. Xu Xing:

    It's a failed experiment, it's an evolutionary dead end, over the last 30 years, there were so many discoveries made that demonstrate birds are really descendants of dinosaurs.

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