Definition of ancestrally in English:

ancestrally

adverb

  • See ancestral

    • ‘We use our host's blood to make antibodies and immunities, added to those we already carry ancestrally.’
    • ‘However, the genes may be evolutionarily related, and the two developmental pathways may therefore have ancestrally shared common components.’
    • ‘Until we rooted the eukaryote tree correctly it was harder to decide whether such features absent in some groups were ancestrally absent or secondarily lost.’
    • ‘In fact, US Muslims are most often ancestrally from South Asia or Africa not the Middle East, as Americans wrongly assume.’
    • ‘It would mean there was a secret master race that considered themselves pure Australians, with ancestrally no connection to the English, or Italian, or anything.’