Definition of descendancy in English:

descendancy

(also descendency)

noun

  • Origin, descent; = descendance.

Origin

Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). Originally from descend + -ency, after descendent and some forms descendant [noun]; compare post-classical Latin descendentia, Spanish descendencia, Italian † descendenza.

Pronunciation

descendancy

/dɪˈsɛnd(ə)nsi/