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descent in a line from a common progenitor

The meaning of the word lineage is descent in a line from a common progenitor.

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tertiaryof third rank, importance, or value
malignevil in nature, influence, or effect : injurious
viseany of various tools with two jaws for holding work that close usually by a screw, lever, or cam
epitomea typical or ideal example : embodiment
contusioninjury to tissue usually without laceration : bruise
juridicalof or relating to the administration of justice or the office of a judge
graphicof or relating to the pictorial arts
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treatisea systematic exposition or argument in writing including a methodical discussion of the facts and principles involved and conclusions reached
spliceto unite (two ropes or two parts of a rope) by interweaving the strands