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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. ancestor: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. ancestor: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. ancestor: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. ancestor: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. ancestor: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. ancestor: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Ancestor, ancestor: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. ancestor: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. ancestor: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. ancestor: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. ancestor: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. ancestor: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. ancestor: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. ancestor: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. ancestor: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. ancestor: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Ancestor (disambiguation), Ancestor (novel), Ancestor (sculpture), Ancestor, The Ancestor: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Ancestor: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. ancestor: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. ancestor: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. ancestor: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. ancestor: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. ancestor: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. ancestor: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. ancestor: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. ancestor: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. ancestor: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. ancestor: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. ancestor: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  3. ANCESTOR: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  4. ancestor: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. ancestor: Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [home, info]
  2. ancestor: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. ancestor: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. ancestor: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Ancestor: Africa Glossary [home, info]
  2. ancestor: Genealogy Glossary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. ancestor: PlanetMath Encyclopedia [home, info]
  2. ancestor: Natural History Terms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. ancestor: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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noun:  someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)

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Phrases that include ancestor:   ancestor worship, terminal ancestor, ancestor veneration, assize of mort d ancestor, lowest common ancestor, more...

Words similar to ancestor:   antecedent, ascendant, ascendent, forebear, grandfather, more...

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