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Definition of Descendant

Descendant

  1. Descendent.
  2. One who descends, as offspring, however remotely; -- correlative to ancestor or ascendant.

Descendant Quotations

The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future.
Herbert Spencer

Every outbreak across the globe today stems from a descendant of the medieval plague.
Hendrik Poinar

I was born into a very important family in Japan. My grandfather was a descendant of the Emperor, and we were very wealthy.
Yoko Ono

Corporatization is the descendant of industrialization.
Serj Tankian

Every New Year is the direct descendant, isn't it, of a long line of proven criminals?
Ogden Nash
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Descendant Translations

descendant in French is descendant
descendant in German is Nachkomme, Nachkomme, Abkomme
descendant in Italian is discendente, discendente
descendant in Latin is successio
descendant in Norwegian is etterkommer
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