Descendants vs Lineage - What's the difference?

descendants | lineage |


As nouns the difference between descendants and lineage

is that descendants is (descendant) while lineage is descent in a line from a common progenitor; progeny; race; descending line of offspring or ascending line of parentage.

descendants

English

Noun

(head)
  • ----

    lineage

    English

    Alternative forms

    * linage

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Descent in a line from a common progenitor; progeny; race; descending line of offspring or ascending line of parentage.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=July 19 , author=Ella Davies , title=Sticks insects survive one million years without sex , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=They traced the ancient lineages of two species to reveal the insects' lengthy history of asexual reproduction. }}
  • (advertising) A number of lines of text in a column.
  • * 1927 , William Leonard Crum, Advertising Fluctuations, Seasonal and Cyclical
  • Total newspaper advertising lineage in the North Atlantic region

    See also

    * genealogy

    References

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