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Pedigree

Ped´i`gree   Pronunciation: pĕd´ĭ`grē
n.1.A line of ancestors; descent; lineage; genealogy; a register or record of a line of ancestors.
His vanity labored to contrive us a pedigree.
- Milton.
I am no herald to inquire of men's pedigrees.
- Sir P. Sidney.
2.(Stock Breeding) A record of the lineage or strain of an animal, as of a horse.
Noun1.pedigree - the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors"
2.pedigree - line of descent of a pure-bred animal
3.pedigree - ancestry of a purebred animal
Synonyms: bloodline
Adj.1.pedigree - having a list of ancestors as proof of being a purebred animal

PEDIGREE, descents. A succession of degrees from the origin; it is the state of the family as far as regards the relationship of the different members, their births, marriages and deaths; this term is applied to persons or families, who trace their origin or descent.
     2. On account of the difficulty of proving in the ordinary manner by living witnesses, facts which occurred in remote times, hearsay evidence (q.v.) has been admitted to prove a pedigree. 1 Phil. Ev. 186; 1 Stark. Ev. 55; 10 Serg. & Rawle, 383; 2 Supp. to Ves. jr. 110; 8 Com. Dig. 583 1 Pet. 337; 6 Pet., 81; 13 Pet. 209 1 Wheat. 6; 3 Wash. C. C. R. 243; 4 Wash.C.C.R.186; 3Bouv.Inst.n. 3067. Vide Descent; Line.

Almanach de Gotha, Red Book, Royal Kalendar, Social Register, Stammbaum, birth, blood, bloodline, blue book, derivation, directory, extraction, family, family tree, full-blooded, genealogical tree, genealogy, heritage, line of descent, origin, pedigreed, roots, stemma, stock, strain, studbook, thoroughbred, tree
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