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Definition of Ancestrally
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Literary usage of Ancestrally
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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1898)
"... and I believe that it may be related ancestrally to that curious group of ... better, an insectivore related ancestrally to the Bridger pseudo-lemurs, ..."
2. The Integrative Action of the Nervous System by Charles Scott Sherrington (1906)
"The controlling centres can pick out from an ancestrally given motor reaction some one part of it, so as to isolate that as a new separate movement, ..."
3. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1907)
"... were scorpions, probably related ancestrally to the eurypterids, as well as their not distant kin, the spiders, together with myriapods and insects, ..."
4. The Land Systems of British India: Being a Manual of the Land-tenures and of by Baden Henry Baden-Powell (1892)
"Where this is the case, it is proof positive that the village was once an ancestrally shared estate. Such cases are equally called ..."
5. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1888)
"... it as a vestige of a vertebra ancestrally present between the atlas and the skull, but since suppressed. To this he attached the name proatlas. ..."
6. The Letter of Dr. Diego Alvarez Chanca, Dated 1484 by Diego Alvarez Chanca, Augstine Marcus Fernández de Ybarra (1907)
"It is, however, not improbable that all these species, as well as those found in Triassic strata, are ancestrally related to the simpler forms of the ..."
7. Neue philologische Rundschau by Carl Wagener, Ernst Ludwig (1905)
"Wendell fühlt sich als Amerikaner, aber für ihn sind Englishmen and Americans ancestrally brethren (p. VHI), und so will er auch in ..."