First+ancestor

  • 1 Ancestor worship — is a practice based on the belief that deceased family members have a continued existence, take an interest in the affairs of the world, and/or possess the ability to influence the fortune of the living. All cultures attach ritual significance to …

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  • 2 Ancestor — An ces*tor, n. [OE. ancestre, auncestre, also ancessour; the first forms fr. OF. ancestre, F. anc[^e]tre, fr. the L. nom. antessor one who goes before; the last form fr. OF. ancessor, fr. L. acc. antecessorem, fr. antecedere to go before; ante… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 First Life (TV series) — First Life is a 2010 British nature documentary written and presented by David Attenborough, also known by the expanded titles David Attenborough s First Life (UK) and First Life with David Attenborough (USA). It was first broadcast in the USA as …

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  • 4 ancestor — an|ces|tor [ˈænsəstə, ses US sestər] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: ancestre, from Latin antecessor one who goes before , from antecedere; ANTECEDENT] 1.) a member of your family who lived a long time ago →↑descendant ▪ My ancestors… …

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  • 5 First Sacred War — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=First Sacred War date=c. 595 BC ndash; 585 BC place=Mainland Greece result=Destruction of Kirrha and liberation of Delphi. combatant1=Amphictyonic League of Delphi, Sicyon combatant2=Kirrha… …

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  • 6 ancestor — [13] Ultimately, ancestor is the same word as antecedent [14]: both come from the Latin compound verb antecēdere ‘precede’, formed from the prefix ante ‘before’ and the verb cēdere ‘go’ (source of English cede and a host of related words, such as …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 7 ancestor — [13] Ultimately, ancestor is the same word as antecedent [14]: both come from the Latin compound verb antecēdere ‘precede’, formed from the prefix ante ‘before’ and the verb cēdere ‘go’ (source of English cede and a host of related words, such as …

    Word origins

  • 8 First Family — For the comedy album by Vaughn Meader, see The First Family (album). A First Family is an unofficial title for the family of the head of state or head of government of a country (usually a republic). A First Family usually consists of: *The head… …

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  • 9 First King of Shannara — Infobox Book | name = First King of Shannara title orig = translator = image caption = 1997 paperback edition cover author = Terry Brooks illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = Prequel to The Original… …

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  • 10 ancestor — noun (C) 1 a member of your family who lived a long time ago: My ancestors were French. 2 the form in which a modern machine, vehicle etc first existed: Babbage s invention was the ancestor of the modern computer. compare descendant ancestral… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 first — [OE] As its st ending suggests, first was originally a superlative form. Its distant ancestor was Indo European *pro, denoting ‘before, in front’ (amongst whose other descendants to have reached English are prime and the prefix proto ). Its… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 12 first — [OE] As its st ending suggests, first was originally a superlative form. Its distant ancestor was Indo European *pro, denoting ‘before, in front’ (amongst whose other descendants to have reached English are prime and the prefix proto ). Its… …

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  • 13 first vested estate — Refers to first estate to vest in heirs after death of ancestor …

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  • 14 first vested estate — Refers to first estate to vest in heirs after death of ancestor …

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  • 15 Most recent common ancestor — Part of a series on Genetic genealogy Concepts Population genetics Haplogroup/ Haplotype Most recent common ancestor Human mitochondrial DNA haplogroups Human Y chromosome DNA haplogroups Genomics Other Y chromosome haplogroups by po …

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  • 16 Lowest common ancestor — This article is about lowest common ancestors in graph theory and computer science. For the common ancestor of a set of species in evolutionary trees, see most recent common ancestor. For a common ancestor of all life forms, see last universal… …

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  • 17 Last universal ancestor — The last universal ancestor (LUA), also called the last universal common ancestor (LUCA), the cenancestor or number one in slang, is the hypothetical latest living organism from which all organisms now living on Earth descend. Thus it is the most …

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  • 18 Order of the First Families of Virginia — The term First Families of Virginia may refer to the Order of the First Families of Virginia, which is a hereditary society for descendants of the earliest Virginia colonists, or it may be used informally to refer to socially prominent Virginia… …

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  • 19 Nice Guys Finish First — (BBC Horizon television series) is a 1986 documentary by Richard Dawkins which discusses selfishness and cooperation, arguing that evolution often favors co operative behaviour, and focusing especially on the tit for tat strategy of the prisoner… …

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  • 20 Jared (ancestor of Noah) — Jared (Hebrew: ירד, to descend ) in Judeo Christian religious belief was a fifth generation descendant of the first human beings, the man called Adam and his wife, Eve. His father Mahalalel, great grandson of Seth, was 65 years of age when Jared… …

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