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adjective. ['ænˈsɛstrəl'] inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent.
- ancestral (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
- ancestre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Rhymes with Ancestral
How do you pronounce ancestral?
Pronounce ancestral as ænˈsɛstrəl.
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Sentences with ancestral
Jade is also said to protect ancestral spirits when uniting the living with their ancestors.
Quotes about ancestral
1. The contents of someone's bookcase are part of his history, like an ancestral portrait."(About Books; Recoiling, Rereading, Retelling, New York Times, February 22, 1987)
- Anatole Broyard