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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

Corporatization is the descendant of industrialization.
Serj Tankian

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

Ever since then, all descendant vertebrates have had the forward end of the digestive system and the forward end of the respiratory system very much involved with each other. This manifests itself in the human body with a crossing of the two systems in the throat.
George C. Williams

Of course, everyone in the New World is an immigrant or a descendant of immigrants, and immigrants have built America and continue to do so. Legal or illegal, they are almost universally good people who work to better their lot and that of their children.
Mark Helprin
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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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