bloodline

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

blood +‎ line

Noun[edit]

bloodline (plural bloodlines)

  1. The abstract link between a person and their ancestors.
  2. The pedigree of an animal.
  3. By extension, the predecessors of a particular item or product.
    • 2002, Tampa Bay Magazine - Sep-Oct 2002, Vol. 17, No. 5, p. 63:
      No other Sport Utility Vehicle has a bloodline like the Cayenne.