An Ivy League pedigree.
An example of a pedigree is a family tree.
An example of a pedigree is a list of relatives for a purebred animal.
Other Word Forms
Origin of pedigree
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Anglo-Norman pé de grue, a variant of Old French pié de gru (“foot of a crane"), from Latin pedem (“foot") + gruem (“crane").