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genealogical tree

noun
Origin of genealogical tree
1805-1815
First recorded in 1805-15
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  • He showed her first the genealogical tree of the Rougon-Macquarts.

    Doctor Pascal Emile Zola
  • Yes; this is the genealogical tree that I had not even brought up to date.

    Doctor Pascal Emile Zola
  • This is the first phylogeny or genealogical tree ever published.

    Lamarck, the Founder of Evolution Alpheus Spring Packard
  • The reader will be able to continue this genealogical tree for himself.

    The Romance of Names

    Ernest Weekley
  • I was really the goddess of fate who gave to you your genealogical tree.

    O. T. Hans Christian Andersen
  • They did not display their genealogical tree upon their cottage wall.

    Furze the Cruel John Trevena
  • I have been deprived of the cousinship on this genealogical tree.

  • With their aid a genealogical tree was constructed for the fish.

    The Story of Evolution Joseph McCabe
  • Yes; he looks like all the rest—It is only the genealogical tree that separates him from us.

    Lucky Pehr August Strindberg
  • I have more branches of your genealogical tree now than would serve to thatch the Capitol.

British Dictionary definitions for genealogical tree

genealogical tree

noun
1.
another name for a family tree
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