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Descendant
An individual or animal coming from a specific ancestor;offspring of a certain family or group
ancestor, offspring
generation
a) All of the offspring that are at the same stage of descent from a common ancestor b) A group of people who growup at the same time and are thought to have similar ideas
a) same stage
b) similar ideas
inheritance
a) The act of receiving property or money after the death of a relative or friend
b) The property or money received at such a time
c) A characteristic, such as red-hair that is received genetically from a parent , grandparent, etc.
receiving money etc.
time
charcteristic
lineage
a) Direct descent from a particular ancestor;ancestry
b) All of the descendants of a common ancestor
descent/ancestor

common
maternal
a) referring to a mother or motherhood b) Inherited from one's mother c) related to one's mother
mother
matriarch
A woman who rules a family or clan.
madre
parental
Characteristics of a mother or a father.
parents
patriarch
a)The male leader of a family or clan. b. A very old and respected man.
padre/respected
posterity
a) Future generations. b) all of a person's descendants.
future

all desendants
sibling
One of two or more children from the same parents;a brother or sister.
children