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Ninuno Translated To English




1. Ancestors

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Definition: a person who is several generations earlier in an individual's line of descent
Example: Bridie's Irish ancestors immigrated to the United States in the 19th century during the Great Potato Famine
Synonyms: father, forebear (also forbear), forebearer, forefather, grandfather, primogenitor, progenitor
Related: antecessor, predecessor [archaic]; ancestress, foremother, grandmother, matriarch; grandsire [archaic], patriarch, sire [archaic]; ancestry, antecedents, roots

Definition: something belonging to an earlier time from which something else was later developed
Example: pinball machines—the ancestors of today's video games—go back to the 19th century
Synonyms: antecedent, archetype, daddy, foregoer, forerunner, granddaddy (also grandaddy), precursor, predecessor, prototype
Related: model, original; originator, sire; father, mother

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