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Definition of family tree noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

family tree

 noun
noun
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
Family background
 
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a diagram that shows the relationship between members of a family over a long period of time How far back can you trace your family tree? Wordfinderancestor, branch, descent, dynasty, family tree, genealogy, generation, inherit, relation, trace See related entries: Family background
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: family tree