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1. ancestress

noun. a woman ancestor.

Synonyms

  • ascendent
  • root
  • antecedent
  • ascendant

Antonyms

  • subordinate
  • descending
  • destabilize
  • destabilise

Etymology

  • -ess (English)
  • -esse (French)
  • ancestor (English)
  • ancestre (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word ancestress


1. Noun, singular or mass
In this mythology, Izanagi and Izanami gave birth to Amaterasu, the sun goddess, who is in turn the direct ancestress of the Emperor.

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