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something derived from another

one descended directly from the same parents or ancestors

Synonyms for descendant

a person considered as descended from some ancestor or race

going or coming down

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proceeding by descent from an ancestor

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There is more that Georgetown could do to reach out to descendants, some of whom "are still living where you dropped them off 180 years ago, many living below the poverty level," as Colomb puts it.
He said that the Israeli border with Gaza does not stop the firing of rockets into Israeli territory, and that opening the border with Jordan to the descendants of refugees will create a demographic disaster which Israel will not be able to prevent.
Every Filipino is very proud of our national hero; especially that he happens to be a descendant of a Dela Rosa, so I'm claiming that he's a relative of mine.
In Peru, an African descendant self-help organization Makungu para el Desarrollo, provides talented Afro-Peruvians with a peer network that encourages them to attend the most prestigious colleges and universities in Peru and abroad, while also serving as an informal support network for these young professionals as they finish university and enter the job market.
His other interest is genealogy, and the Abraham Marston Family Treeishis first attempt to research the complete list of descendants of a New Brunswick Loyalist.
Muhammad Abdul Khattab is the 137th descendant of the prophet, whose blood flows in both his parents.
on that date, when these descendants will answer questions about the significance of this unusual 335-year trek back in time.
The BBC1 programme finds Boris' paternal grandmother, Yvonne Eileen Williams, who was known in the family as "Granny Butter", and whose family name was de Pfeffel, was a descendant of Prince Paul Von Wurttemberg.
Another guest was 18-month-old Angus Laird, of Inverness, who is a descendant of Rob Roy MacGregor.
We, women--African descendants, indigenous peoples, gypsies, youth, adults, migrants, lesbians and feminists, gathered at the Civil Society of the Americas Conference, in preparation for the Durban Review Conference, held in Brasilia, June 13-15, 2008--support the full content of the African descendant, Indigenous and Young Women's Proposals and Declarations to the Civil Society of the America Conference.
It was a delight to read the article and to discover that Steve Qualtrough from Croxteth is a descendant.
DNA analysis won't work without a potential descendant against which to compare samples.
In Oklahoma, a case is winding through tribal courts involving two Afro-Native descendants, Ron Graham and Fred Johnson, who have been denied admission to the Muscogee Creek Nation, despite meeting the stated criteria, according to attorney Damario Solomon Simmons, himself an Afro-Creek descendant.
Roosa, the astronaut and smoke-jumper who carried tree seeds to the moon and back aboard Apollo 14, was remembered along with other astronauts with the planting of a 6-foot descendant of his Moon Trees at Arlington National Cemetery.