Translation of descendant in Spanish:


descendiente, n.

Pronunciation /dəˈsɛndənt/ /dɪˈsɛnd(ə)nt/


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    descendiente masculine, feminine
    their descendants sus descendientes
    • Most biologists consider it the direct descendant of the ancestor of the domesticated two-humped species.
    • People also expect the deceased to maintain interest in their descendants, as ancestral spirits.
    • Some of the plaintiffs are direct descendants of those early settlers.
    • Some of the fossils are proving pivotal in testing the hypothesis that birds are the living descendants of dinosaurs.
    • He had made something of himself despite the fact he had most likely been a descendant of a slave.
    • The lineal descendants of a farmer have the first right to purchase a farm.
    • The preferred marriage partner should come from the same neighborhood and be a descendant of a common ancestor.
    • Until 1994, the company was owned by the descendants of the founders.
    • They disappeared along with the dinosaurs when that period ended, leaving no modern descendants.
    • All three of us here are living descendants of that powerful family.
    • Their descendants have been left in a quandary.
    • If they did, it would mark them as descendants of a common ancestor.
    • Their wanderings ceased when they reached the beautiful mountain home where their descendants live today.
    • Will our descendants live most of their lives in a virtual reality?
    • How important is ethnicity for the descendants of emigrants?
    • As time passes, these species, together with their various descendant species, continue to diverge.
    • Eventually, the DNA materials may be able to link the crew members with their living descendants.
    • My ancestors were priests, but none of the present generation descendants are priests.
    • The people who attend them are first-generation immigrants or more likely their second and third generation descendants.
    • Birds - the feathered descendants of the dinosaurs - fascinate her.