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n. forefather, progenitor; forerunner; person who is related to a person existing at a later point in time; animal or plant from which other types evolved; (Law) person from whom an estate has descended

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Ancestor
An ancestor or forebear is a parent or (recursively) the parent of an ancestor (i.e., a grandparentgreat-grandparent, great-great-grandparent, and so forth). Ancestor is "any person from whom one is descended. In law the person from whom an estate has been inherited."

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Noun
1. someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
(synonym) ascendant, ascendent, antecedent, root
(antonym) descendant, descendent
(hypernym) relative, relation
(hyponym) ancestress


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ancestor
n. předek; po předcích

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Rzecz. przodek; odziedziczony po przodkach


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