Genealogies


Genealogies
Genealogy Gen`e*al"o*gy, n.; pl. {Genealogies}. [OE. genealogi, genelogie, OF. genelogie, F. g['e]n['e]alogie, L. genealogia, fr. Gr. ?; ? birth, race, descent (akin to L. genus) + ? discourse.] [1913 Webster] 1. An account or history of the descent of a person or family from an ancestor; enumeration of ancestors and their children in the natural order of succession; a pedigree. [1913 Webster]

2. Regular descent of a person or family from a progenitor; pedigree; lineage. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.