ramage

[ram-ij]
noun Anthropology.
  1. a descent group composed of individuals descended from one ancestor through any combination of male and female links.

Origin of ramage

1610–20, in sense “the branches of a tree” (1936 in this sense); < French, equivalent to ram- (Old French ram, raim) branch (< Latin rāmus) + -age -age
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