Definitions for pedigreeˈpɛd ɪˌgri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock(noun)

    the descendants of one individual

    "his entire lineage has been warriors"

  2. pedigree(noun)

    line of descent of a purebred animal

  3. pedigree, bloodline(adj)

    ancestry of a purebred animal

  4. pedigree(a), pedigreed, pureblood, pureblooded, thoroughbred(adj)

    having a list of ancestors as proof of being a purebred animal

Wiktionary

  1. pedigree(Noun)

    A chart, list or record of ancestors, to show breeding, especially distinguished breeding.

  2. pedigree(Noun)

    Good breeding or ancestry.

  3. pedigree(Noun)

    A history or provenance.

  4. pedigree(Adjective)

    Having a pedigree.

  5. pedigree(Adjective)

    Purebred.

  6. Origin: From pe de gru, a variant of Old French , from Latin pedem + gruem.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pedigree(noun)

    a line of ancestors; descent; lineage; genealogy; a register or record of a line of ancestors

  2. Pedigree(noun)

    a record of the lineage or strain of an animal, as of a horse

  3. Origin: [Of unknown origin; possibly fr. F. par degrs by degrees, -- for a pedigree is properly a genealogical table which records the relationship of families by degrees; or, perh., fr. F. pied de grue crane's foot, from the shape of the heraldic genealogical trees.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Pedigree

    The record of descent or ancestry, particularly of a particular condition or trait, indicating individual family members, their relationships, and their status with respect to the trait or condition.


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