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noun

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

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Also called genealogical tree.

Origin of family tree

First recorded in 1800–10
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family tree

noun

a chart showing the genealogical relationships and lines of descent of a familyAlso called: genealogical tree
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