Noun(1) someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent
(1) A date this early, at first blush, appears preposterous, for it suggests a common ancestor of land plants that predates land on our planet.(2) It appears they evolved from a common ancestor in Australia, but the time of their divergence is still unclear.(3) An ancient stringed instrument, it is an ancestor of the European lute.(4) Finally we get to the common ancestor of all animals, plants, protists, and fungi.(5) Fourteen different finches evolved from a common ancestor , each adapted to suit the conditions of their various islands.(6) It was placed there out of the conviction that it was the ancestor , however remote, of the American constitution and the bill of rights.(7) But understanding of how these beetles live, and how they evolved from a common ancestor , makes them less mysterious.(8) Did the fact that Welsh kinship in general recognized the claims of a wider family, descending from a more remote ancestor , lead to more bitter disputes here?(9) It is generally accepted that all multicellular animals have evolved from a common ancestor , which itself evolved from a single-celled organism.(10) Both Effigia and the ostrich dinosaurs would have evolved from a common ancestor that lived long before, the study says.(11) They have a daughter Valerie, as well as two sons, one of whom is the ancestor of the evil Elliot Stokes of 1970.(12) They argued that the simplest interpretation of this gap was a single-insertion event in a common ancestor shared solely by animals and fungi.(13) It is played on the oud (an ancestor of the lute) and the rebaba (a one-stringed instrument).(14) this instrument is an ancestor of the lute(15) it's the ancestor of the modern car(16) For example, from the fact that the human egg is a simple cell, we may at once infer that there has been at a very remote time a unicellular ancestor of the human race resembling an Amoeba.
(1) common ancestor :: gemeenskaplike voorouer
1. forebear ::
2. forerunner ::
3. antecedent ::
Different Formsancestor, ancestors
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