One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘I traced my own family tree’
ancestry, genealogy, descent, lineage, line, line of descent, bloodline, blood, parentage, pedigree, background, extraction, derivation, race, strain, stock, breed
family, dynasty, house
forebears, forefathers, antecedents, roots, origins
rare filiation, stirps
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