Ancestor (noun)

  1. A person from whom one is descended, especially if more remote than a grandparent.
  2. A forefather or foremother.


From the latin word "ancestor" meaning "a forefather or foremother".


  1. He traced his ancestry to the early settlers of the colony.
  2. The statue was of one of her ancestors.
  3. She is proud of her ancestors who were immigrants.
  4. He is interested in genealogy and tracing his ancestors.
  5. She learned about her ancestors from family stories passed down through the generations.
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