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.

    Etymology: 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?

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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. Adam Brumm:

    The images of therianthropes may also represent the earliest evidence for our capacity to conceive of things that do not exist in the natural world, a basic concept that underpins modern religion, therianthropes occur in the folklore or narrative fiction of almost every modern society, and they are perceived as gods, spirits or ancestral beings in many religions worldwide.

  2. 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.

  3. Diane Yaqco:

    We plea and beg the international community to intervene immediately, we have been driven out of our ancestral lands. We have been killed and crucified. The international community must act now to save lives of others kidnapped.

  4. Rosy Cole:

    “Aberjhani's writing blows the mind and frees the psyche of any rigid assumptions about ancestral heritage. Here, our collective experience is starkly rendered. The transparency of one culture overlays another, and another, to form the daguerreotype of possibilities that is homo sapiens, interacting, almost like the elements themselves, with the created world and modified only by context and its imperatives.”-- from Circles and Arcs

  5. Giulio Rimondi:

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

Images & Illustrations of ancestral

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