Anaximenes Ancestors

Ancestor

Meanings and phrases

ancestor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent); ascendant; ascendent; antecedent; root

ancestor worship

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. worship of ancestors
E.g.
  • This bears resemblance to modern ancestor worship.
  • These included royal ancestor worship and the specific vodun practices of the kingdom.
  • Masubia religion is based on ancestor worship, wherein the deceased ancestors are regarded as guardian spirits.

common ancestor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The clan derives its name from its common ancestor: "Ekpeti".
  • It is unclear if the last common ancestor had one or two cilia.
  • They are probably similar to the common ancestor of the two groups.

direct ancestor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The direct ancestor to the violoncello was the bass violin.
  • No specific African musical form can be identified as the single direct ancestor of the blues.
  • It is not considered a direct ancestor of birds, though it is possibly closely related to the true ancestor.

recent common ancestor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They share a relatively recent common ancestor and a language group (Eskimo-Aleut).
  • Cousins that are related to same-sex siblings of their most recent common ancestor are parallel cousins.
  • L0 is one of two branches from the most recent common ancestor (MRCA) for the shared human maternal lineage.

ancestor of all

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The last common ancestor of all eukaryotes was a ciliated cell with centrioles.
  • A half billion years later, the last common ancestor of all current life arose.
  • He was the ancestor of all the Counts Tolstoy, including the novelist Leo Tolstoy (September 9 [O.S.

last common ancestor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is unclear if the last common ancestor had one or two cilia.
  • Their last common ancestor with FAM71E1 was Coelacanth ("Latimeria chalumnae").
  • The last common ancestor of all eukaryotes was a ciliated cell with centrioles.
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