Pedigree

Meaning: The record of descent of an animal, showing it to be purebred. The recorded ancestry, especially upper-class ancestry, of a person or family.

Synonyms: Descent, ancestry, lineage, genealogy, family tree, extraction, derivation, parentage, heritage, roots.

In Hindi: वंशावली

Use: The pedigree of the unusual fruit can be traced back to several different species of fruit.

When the police investigated the pedigree of the so-called prince, they learned he was not a member of any of the royal families.

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