- ancestor ► NOUN 1) a person, typically one more remote than a grandparent, from whom one is descended. 2) something from which a later species or version has evolved.DERIVATIVES ancestral adjective ancestrally adverb ancestress noun.ORIGIN Latin antecessor, from antecedere 'go before' .
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