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Another word for clan

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Noun
  1. A group of people sharing common ancestry

      1. A group of persons related by descent or marriage:
      2. People in the same line of descent; lineage:
      3. A group of individuals derived from a common stock:
      1. A dwelling for a group of people, such as students or members of a religious community, who live together as a unit:
      2. A building that functions as the primary shelter or location of something:
      3. A family line including ancestors and descendants, especially a royal or noble family:
      1. A person's relatives; kinfolk.
      2. A group of related persons, as a clan or tribe.
      3. Family or relatives; kin; kinfolk
      1. Direct descent from a particular ancestor; ancestry.
      2. The descendants of a common ancestor considered to be the founder of the line.
      3. Ancestry; family; stock
      1. A group of related families of languages.
      2. Any of a number of plants of the crucifer family, as evening stock (Mathiola bicornis), or Virginian stock (Malcomia maritima)
      3. The original progenitor of a family line.
      1. (Informal) A family, esp. a large one
      2. (Informal) A large family.
      3. (Biology) A taxonomic category ranking below a family or subfamily and above a genus and usually containing several genera.
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    kin

Another word for clan

Noun
      1. (Mathematics) A set, together with a binary associative operation, such that the set is closed under the operation, the set contains an identity element for the operation, and each element of the set has an inverse element with respect to the operation. The integers form a group under the operation of ordinary addition.
      2. A number of persons or things gathered closely together and forming a recognizable unit; cluster; aggregation; band
      3. An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation:
      1. (Biology) A taxonomic category ranking below a family or subfamily and above a genus and usually containing several genera.
      2. Esp. among preliterate peoples, a group of persons, families, or clans believed to be descended from a common ancestor and forming a close community under a leader, or chief
      3. A group of this kind having recognized ancestry
      1. A dwelling for a group of people, such as students or members of a religious community, who live together as a unit:
      2. A family line including ancestors and descendants, especially a royal or noble family:
      3. A commercial firm:
      1. (Chemistry) A well-defined part of a larger molecule.
      2. (Anthropology) Either of two kinship groups based on unilateral descent that together make up a tribe or society.
      3. A half; either of two equal, or more or less equal, parts