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  1. ancestry

    • IPA[ˈansɛstri]

    英式

    • n.
      one's family or ethnic descent;the evolutionary or genetic line of descent of an animal or plant
    • noun: ancestry, plural noun: ancestries

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. one's family or ethnic descent he was proud of his Irish ancestry
    • the evolutionary or genetic line of descent of an animal or plant the ancestry of the rose is extremely complicated
    • 2. the origin or background of something the book traces the ancestry of women's poetry