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bloodline

[ bluhd-lahyn ]
/ ˈblʌdˌlaɪn /
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noun

(usually of animals) the line of descent; pedigree; strain.

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Origin of bloodline

First recorded in 1905–10; blood + line1
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British Dictionary definitions for bloodline

bloodline
/ (ˈblʌdˌlaɪn) /

noun

all the members of a family group over generations, esp regarding characteristics common to that group; pedigree
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Medical definitions for bloodline

bloodline
[ blŭdlīn′ ]

n.

The direct line of descent; a pedigree.
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