What does ancestral mean?

Definitions for ancestral
ænˈsɛs trəlan·ces·tral

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ancestral, hereditary, patrimonial, transmissible(adj)

    inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent

    "ancestral home"; "ancestral lore"; "hereditary monarchy"; "patrimonial estate"; "transmissible tradition"

  2. ancestral(adj)

    of or belonging to or inherited from an ancestor

Wiktionary

  1. ancestral(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, derived from, or possessed by, an ancestor or ancestors; as, an ancestral estate.

  2. Origin: ancestral, from ancestre.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ancestral(adj)

    of, pertaining to, derived from, or possessed by, an ancestor or ancestors; as, an ancestral estate

How to pronounce ancestral?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say ancestral in sign language?

  1. ancestral

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ancestral in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ancestral in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of ancestral in a Sentence

  1. Giulio Rimondi:

    The ways of society were more ancestral than what I expected, but in a cultural way.

  2. Seth Norrholm:

    Back in our ancestral age ... young children learned not to pick up snakes and spiders because they're venomous.

  3. Elizabeth II:

    It is as queen of Canada that I am here. Queen of Canada and all Canadians, not just one or two ancestral strains.

  4. Horace:

    He's happy who, far away from business, like the races of men of old, tills his ancestral fields with his own oxen, unbound by any interest to pay.

  5. Evelyn Waugh, Work Suspended (1943):

    Beavers bred in captivity, inhabiting a concrete pool, will, if given the timber, fatuously go through all the motions of damming and ancestral stream.

Images & Illustrations of ancestral

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