noun, plural an·ces·tries.
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Example sentences from the Web for ancestry
Lucero grew up in and around Long Beach, California, hearing stories about her indigenous ancestry from her mother and grandmother.
Without diving into the historical relevancy of hemp and its agricultural ancestry, I want people to know that hemp has always been a part of the American economy.OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder on launching a hemp-infused sparkling water brand|Rachel King|August 24, 2020|Fortune
This makes these ancestry groups two of the fastest growing in the US over this period.This immigration law heralded Kamala Harris’s VP nomination|Dan Kopf|August 19, 2020|Quartz
The genetic data can’t establish which Polynesian islanders mated with the South Americans before spreading that ancestry elsewhere in the Pacific, only that evidence so far points to the southern Marquesas.
Eventually that ancestry spread as far east as Easter Island, also known as Rapa Nui, a team led by computational biologist Alexander Ioannidis and population geneticist Andrés Moreno-Estrada reports online July 8 in Nature.
Just because two pieces of malware share a common ancestry, it obviously does not mean they share a common operator.
He cannot consult Mr. Ed, but he could take some guidance from a horse that shares the same ancestry.
Our parents both had almond eyes, almost Asian-looking, and yet our ancestry was Irish and German.‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’|Eileen Cronin|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That meant the Clovis child should have been of European ancestry.
The central issue of Kennewick Man was his ancestry: Was he of European origin?
It was not a very desirable ancestry, and she glanced timidly at Jack to see how he was taking it.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
I wondered if she would respond to her ancestry if placed among arduous experiences.A Virginia Scout|Hugh Pendexter
Cheek bones rather strongly marked; a hint of Scandinavian ancestry supported by his name.Overland|John William De Forest
Can I really have found the tap-root of my illustrious ancestry at last?The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
The child that has a bad ancestry and shows hysterical tendencies should be carefully reared.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley