family tree

noun
a genealogical chart showing the ancestry, descent, and relationship of all members of a family or other genealogical group.
Also called genealogical tree.


Origin:
1800–10

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family tree
 
n
Also called: genealogical tree a chart showing the genealogical relationships and lines of descent of a family

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Example sentences
Begin the process by filling out the attached family tree chart to the best of
  your ability.
My father, meanwhile, loathed them-which meant fights always broke out over the
  buying and decorating of the family tree.
Let them know what a joy it has been for you to become friends with her and
  restart dialogue with that branch of the family tree.
One year, take the time to create a good family tree.
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