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English adjective: ancestral

1. ancestral inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent

SamplesAncestral home.
Ancestral lore.
Hereditary monarchy.
Patrimonial estate.
Transmissible tradition.

Synonymshereditary, patrimonial, transmissible

Similarheritable, inheritable

Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

Antonymsnonheritable, noninheritable

2. ancestral of or belonging to or inherited from an ancestor

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