- lineage, line, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock - the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors"
--1 is a kind of genealogy, family tree
--1 has particulars:
family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept, phratry; breed; side
- ancestry, lineage, derivation, filiation - inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline
--2 is a kind of inheritance, hereditary pattern
--2 has particulars:
breed, strain; origin, descent, extraction; pedigree, bloodline