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Genealogy Definitions


Genealogy
"Study of family history"
From Greek: genea (generations) + logy (study of)

Ancestor
"Person you are descended from"
From Latin: ante (before) + cedere (to go)

Pedigree
"Chart of ancestors"
From French pie de grue (foot of a crane, from its appearance)

Docent
"Teacher"
From Latin: docere (to teach)

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