lin·e·age /ˈlɪniɪʤ ||ˈlɪnɪʤ/
lin·e·age /ˈlɪnɪɪʤ , ˈlɪnɪʤ/ 名詞
Lin·e·age n. Descent in a line from a common progenitor; progeny; race; descending line of offspring or ascending line of parentage.
Both the lineage and the certain sire
From which I sprung, from me are hidden yet. --Spenser.
n 1: the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has
been warriors" [syn: line, line of descent, descent,
bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry,
origin, parentage, stemma, stock]
2: the kinship relation between an individual and the
individual's progenitors [syn: descent, line of descent,
3: the number of lines in a piece of printed material [syn: linage]
4: a rate of payment for written material that is measured
according to the number of lines submitted [syn: linage]
5: inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline
[syn: ancestry, derivation, filiation]