Sharing a common origin or ancestral forms.
a reappearance of an earlier characteristic.
The earliest ancestor.
A primitive or ancestral form or species.
Worship of Ancestors and How People Offer Sacrifices to Ancestors in the Yin and Shang Dynasties;
"The Rebellious God" and "The Ancestor"--A Comparative Study of the Different Images of Chi You in Legends of Han and Miao Nationality;
"ancestral: Of, relating to, or evolved from an ancestor or ancestors."
bushy-tailed European wildcat resembling the domestic tabby and regarded as the ancestor of the domestic cat.
Action in this image and to this end is feasible under the forms of government which we have inherited from our ancestors.
The newly-formed variety would probably inherit from its progenitor some characteristic.
It is believed that the massive, cyclopean gronn are the ancient ancestors of the ogres.
Mythic Thought and Character Metamorphosis--Analysis on Calvino's Our Ancestors
A person from whom one is descended, especially if more remote than a grandparent;a forebear.
"ancestor: a person from whom one is descended, especially if more remote than a grandparent; a forebear."
A reversion to a former type or ancestral characteristic.
people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock.
He is always crowing over his ancesters.
One of his forefathers emigrated to Australia.