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

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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