Definition of genealogy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    genealogy

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    noun
    NAmE//ˌdʒiniˈɑlədʒi//
     
    , NAmE//ˌdʒiniˈælədʒi//
     
    (pl. genealogies)
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] the study of family history, including the study of who the ancestors of a particular person were
  2. 2[countable] a particular person's line of ancestors; a diagram that shows this
genealogical
 
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NAmE//ˌdʒiniəˈlɑdʒɪkl//
 
adjective [only before noun] a genealogical chart/table/tree (= a chart with branches that shows a person's ancestors )
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: genealogy