Lineage definitions

lĭn'ē-ĭj
Lineage is defined as the descendants of a common ancestor.

An example of lineage are people who all have the same common relative from 300 years ago.

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The descendants of a common ancestor considered to be the founder of the line.
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Direct descent from a particular ancestor; ancestry.
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Derivation.
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Direct descent from an ancestor.
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Ancestry; family; stock.
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Descendants from a common ancestor.
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Direct descent from a particular ancestor; ancestry.
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The descendants of a common ancestor considered to be the founder of the line.
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The overview or totality of the marriage and blood relationships within a family, including the ancestors and descendants of a particular individual.
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Descent in a line from a common progenitor; progeny; race; descending line of offspring or ascending line of parentage.
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(advertising) A number of lines of text in a column.
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Origin of lineage

From Middle English linage, from Old French linage, from ligne, from Latin linea (“line"); see line.