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Definition of be descended from phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

be descended from

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

be descended from somebody

 
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to be related to somebody who lived a long time ago He claims to be descended from a Spanish prince. The breed is almost directly descended from the Eurasian wild boar.
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