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English noun: filiation

1. filiation the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors

Synonymsdescent, line of descent, lineage

Broader (hypernym)family relationship, kinship, relationship

Narrower (hyponym)bilateral descent, unilateral descent

2. filiation (attribute) inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline

Synonymsancestry, derivation, lineage

Broader (hypernym)hereditary pattern, inheritance

Narrower (hyponym)bloodline, descent, extraction, origin, pedigree

Attributecrossbred, purebred

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