Descent and Strain

Descent

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Descent noun – The line of ancestors from whom a person is descended.
Usage example: a person of Finnish descent

Strain is a synonym for descent in stock topic. In some cases you can use "Strain" instead a noun "Descent", when it comes to topics like breed.
Nearby Words: descend, descendant, descending, descender
Synonyms for Descent

Strain

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Strain noun – The line of ancestors from whom a person is descended.
Usage example: descended from a strain of Irish seafarers

Descent is a synonym for strain in breed topic. You can use "Descent" instead a noun "Strain", if it concerns topics such as ancestry.
Nearby Words: strained, straining, strainer
Synonyms for Strain

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original original descent original strain
psychological psychological descent psychological strain
final final descent final strain
further further descent further strain
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