(Old Poet.) A father or forefather
A person or thing that serves as a model for one of a later period
A substance that precedes and is the source of another substance
The descendants of a common ancestor considered to be the founder of the line.
An ancestor; a forebear.
An ancestor (antonym of descendant)
The definition of an ancestor is a person or creature from whom one is descended or who lived in the past, or a person who came before.
An ancestor; forefather
A mother or father
One's relatives or family:
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