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criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member; if a man's wife is abducted it is a crime against the family relationship and against the wife abduction
first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac; according to Genesis, God promised to give Abraham's family (the Hebrews) the land of Canaan (the Promised Land); God tested Abraham by asking him to sacrifice his son Abraham , Ibrahim
genus of herbs and shrubs belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae Acalypha , genus Acalypha
alternative names for the family comprising the New Zealand wrens Acanthisittidae , family Acanthisittidae , family Xenicidae , Xenicidae
family of trees and shrubs of order Sapindales including the maples Aceraceae , family Aceraceae , maple family
in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae Acrostichum , Asplenium , genus Acrostichum , genus Asplenium
used in some classification systems for some genera of the family Polypodiaceae (or Pteridaceae) Adiantaceae , family Adiantaceae
cosmopolitan genus of ferns: maidenhair ferns; in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae or Adiantaceae Adiantum , genus Adiantum
genus of herbs of the family Verbenaceae Aegiceras , genus Aegiceras
in some classifications considered the family comprising the Old World vultures which are more often included in the family Accipitridae Aegypiidae , family Aegypiidae
genus of plants of the family Crassulaceae Aeonium , genus Aeonium
Old World genus of the family Cruciferae Aethionema , genus Aethionema
African genus of plants of the family Zingiberaceae Aframomum , genus Aframomum
large family of related languages spoken both in Asia and Africa Afrasian , Afrasian language , Afro-Asiatic , Afroasiatic , Afroasiatic language , Hamito-Semitic
lizard of the family Agamidae agamid , agamid lizard
Old World reptile family of Sauria Agamidae , family Agamidae
large family including many familiar mushrooms Agaricaceae , family Agaricaceae
father's side of family agnate
male side of family agnate
line of descent traced through the paternal side of the family agnation , patrilineage
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