Definition of


  1. (noun, person) a person considered as descended from some ancestor or race
  2. (adj, all) proceeding by descent from an ancestor
  3. (adj, all) going or coming down

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Descendent


Alternate forms of Descendent

Derivations: descend

Hyponyms: child, scion

Hypernyms: relation, relative

Origin of the word Descendent

  1. see descendant. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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