descendent definition

  • adjective:
    • Moving downward; descending.
    • Proceeding by lineage from an ancestor.
    • descending; going down
    • descending from (an ancestor)
    • Descending; falling; continuing from an ancestor or source.
    • going or coming down
    • proceeding by lineage from an ancestor
  • others:
    • Going or coming down; falling; sinking; descending.
    • In heraldry, flying downward and showing the rear: stated of a bird utilized as a bearing.
    • Proceeding or descending from an authentic, as an ancestor.
  • noun:
    • See descendant.
    • someone thought to be descended from some ancestor or battle

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