Definition of Family tree

1. Noun. Successive generations of kin.

Definition of Family tree

1. Noun. The totality of someone's ancestors. ¹

2. Noun. A diagrammatic representation of a pedigree. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Tree

family physician
family planning policy
family practice
family practice physician
family predisposition
family relations
family relationship
family restaurant
family restaurants
family reunion
family room
family rooms
family size
family therapy
family tree (current term)
family trees
family unit
family values
family way
famine dropsy
famine fever
famine resistant

Literary usage of Family tree

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1899)
"DENIS DUVAL CHAPTER I THE family tree TO plague my wife, who does not understand pleasantries in the matter of pedigree, I once drew a fine family tree of ..."

2. The Sacred Tree: Or, The Tree in Religion and Myth by J. H. Philpot (1897)
"Should the child die and the tree survive, the human soul will inhabit the tree for the rest of its life.1 The family tree and the community tree were ..."

3. An Indoeuropean Classification: A Lexicostatistical Experiment by Isidore Dyen, Joseph B. Kruskal, Paul Black (1992)
"... of descent 95 definition of differences of interest 22 definition of external validity of method 7 definition of family tree 1 definition of family tree ..."

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