family tree

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  1. a genealogical chart showing the ancestry, descent, and relationship of all members of a family or other genealogical group.

Origin of family tree

First recorded in 1800–10

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British Dictionary definitions for family tree

family tree

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

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