Definition of Genealogy

1. Noun. Successive generations of kin.




2. Noun. The study or investigation of ancestry and family history.

Definition of Genealogy

1. n. An account or history of the descent of a person or family from an ancestor; enumeration of ancestors and their children in the natural order of succession; a pedigree.

Definition of Genealogy

1. Noun. The descent of a person, family, or group from an ancestor or ancestors; lineage or pedigree. ¹

2. Noun. A record or table of such descent; a family tree. ¹

3. Noun. The study, and formal recording of such descents. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Genealogy

1. [n -GIES]

Medical Definition of Genealogy

1. 1. Heredity. 2. The explicit assembly of the descent of a person or family; it may be of any length. Origin: G. Genea, descent, + logos, study (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genealogy

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Literary usage of Genealogy

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1. The Works of Washington Irving by Washington Irving (1860)
"CHAPTER I. genealogy OF THE WASHINGTON FAMILY. THE Washington family is of an ancient English stock, the genealogy of which has been traced up to the ..."

2. Life of George Washington by Washington Irving (1871)
"CHAPTER L genealogy of the Washington Family. JHE "Washington family is of an ancient English stock, the genealogy of which has been traced up to the ..."

3. Ireland and the Making of Britain by Benedict Fitzpatrick (1921)
"IRISH genealogy OF CAROLINGIAN SCHOOLS We shall see as we proceed in what manner and by what methods the medieval Irish trustees of civilization transmitted ..."

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