Definition of Descendent

1. Noun. A person considered as descended from some ancestor or race.

Exact synonyms: Descendant
Specialized synonyms: Child, Scion
Generic synonyms: Relation, Relative
Antonyms: Ancestor
Derivative terms: Descend, Descendant, Descend



2. Adjective. Going or coming down.
Exact synonyms: Descendant
Similar to: Descending
Derivative terms: Descend, Descend

3. Adjective. Proceeding by descent from an ancestor. "Descendent gene"
Exact synonyms: Descendant
Similar to: Related
Derivative terms: Descendant

Definition of Descendent

1. a. Descending; falling; proceeding from an ancestor or source.

Definition of Descendent

1. Adjective. descending; going down ¹

2. Adjective. descending from (an ancestor) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Descendent

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Descendent

descarga
descemet's membrane
descemetitis
descemetocele
descend
descendable
descendant
descendants
descended
descendence
descendences
descendency
descendens
descendens cervicalis
descendens hypoglossi
descendent (current term)
descendents
descender
descenders
descendeur
descendibilities
descendibility
descendible
descending
descending(a)
descending Ss
descending anterior branch
descending aorta
descending artery of knee
descending branch

Literary usage of Descendent

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1. The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland: A Genealogical by Joshua Dorsey Warfield (1905)
"... The only male descendent in Maryland is Mr. Stephen G. Hood, of Lisbon, the genial representative of the order of Odd Fellows. ..."

2. The historical antiquities of Hertfordshire: With the Original of Counties by Sir Henry Chauncy (1826)
"Francis Seymour, the next descendent from Sir Francis Seymour, Kt. the third Son of Edward ... descendent ..."

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