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English adjective: descendant

1. descendant going or coming down


Synonymsdescendent


Similardescending


Antonymsascending

2. descendant proceeding by descent from an ancestor


SamplesDescendent gene.


Synonymsdescendent


Similarrelated


Antonymsunrelated


English noun: descendant

1. descendant (person) a person considered as descended from some ancestor or race


Synonymsdescendent


Broader (hypernym)relation, relative


Narrower (hyponym)child, scion


Antonymsancestor, antecedent, ascendant, ascendent, root









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