Sentence Examples


  • Ancestral estate was 'strictly tied to the family.
  • The discovery as fossil, in South America, of primitive or ancestral forms of marsupials has given it much support.
  • Keeping this in mind, we may fairly conclude that the flamingo with B X Y points to an ancestral condition A B X Y, which is still represented by Platalea and Ibis, whilst the other storks proper have taken a different line, leading to A X Y.
  • Euthyneurous Gastropoda, probably derived from ancestral forms similar to the Tectibranchiate Opisthobranchia by adaptation to a terrestrial life.
  • In other respects the palaeotheres resemble the ancestral horses.