In astrology, the descendant is the sign ruling the seventh house in a horoscope. It is opposite the Ascendant. The descendent represents other people in our lives. It also describes types of relationships in our lives, and the qualities we look for in a partnership.

De*scend"ant (?), a. [F. descendant, p. pr. of descendre. Cf. Descendent.]



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De*scend"ant, n.

One who descends, as offspring, however remotely; -- correlative to ancestor or ascendant.

Our first parents and their descendants. Hale.

The descendant of so many kings and emperors. Burke.


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