Ancestor

Definition of Ancestor

An´ces`tor
n.1.One from whom a person is descended, whether on the father's or mother's side, at any distance of time; a progenitor; a fore father.
2.(Biol.) An earlier type; a progenitor; as, this fossil animal is regarded as the ancestor of the horse.
3.(Law) One from whom an estate has descended; - the correlative of heir.

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ancestress, announcer, antecedent, ascendant, avant-garde, begetter, bellwether, buccinator, bushwhacker, explorer, forebear, forefather, foregoer, forerunner, front runner, frontiersman, fugleman, grandparent, groundbreaker, guide, harbinger, herald, innovator, lead runner, leader, messenger, parent, pathfinder, pioneer, point, precedent, precursor, predecessor, premise, primogenitor, procreator, progenitor, progenitress, progenitrix, prototype, scout, stormy petrel, trailblazer, trailbreaker, vanguard, vaunt-courier, voortrekker
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