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"
line of descent of a purebred animal
ancestry of a purebred animal
pedigree(a), pedigreed, pureblood, pureblooded, thoroughbred(adj)
having a list of ancestors as proof of being a purebred animal
A chart, list or record of ancestors, to show breeding, especially distinguished breeding.
Good breeding or ancestry.
A history or provenance.
Having a pedigree.
Origin: From pe de gru, a variant of Old French , from Latin pedem + gruem.
a line of ancestors; descent; lineage; genealogy; a register or record of a line of ancestors
a record of the lineage or strain of an animal, as of a horse
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.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ped′i-grē, n. a line of ancestors: a list, in order, of the ancestors from whom one has descended: lineage: genealogy.—adj. Ped′igreed, having a pedigree. [Skeat suggests Fr. pied de grue, crane's-foot, from its use in the drawing out of pedigrees.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
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.
The numerical value of pedigree in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of pedigree in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He's got a great pedigree, the question is passion. Does he have the passion to do it?
Philosophy does not regard pedigree, she received Plato not as a noble, but she made him one.
Englishmen hate Liberty and Equality too much to understand them. But every Englishman loves a pedigree.
It's not your blue blood, your pedigree or your college degree. It's what you do with your life that counts.
Many believed that Wuhayshi’s pedigree and trusted status made him the favorite to take over after Zawahiri’s demise.
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Translations for pedigree
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- purosangue, di razzaItalian
- 血統, 系譜, 系図Japanese
- родословие, родословнаяRussian
- родословље, rodoslovljeSerbo-Croatian
- vyšľachtený, čistokrvný, rodokmeňSlovak
- antavla, stamtavla, stamträdSwedish
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