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Noun: family line
  1. People descended from a common ancestor; used especially of the ancient clans of Ireland
    "his family line has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower";
    - family, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept, phratry

Derived forms: family lines

Type of: ancestry, blood, blood line, bloodline, descent, line, line of descent, lineage, origin, parentage, pedigree, stemma, stock