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Noun: bloodline  'blúd,lIn
  1. The hereditary derivation of an individual
    "his entire bloodline has been warriors";
    - lineage, line, line of descent, descent, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock
  2. Ancestry of a purebred animal
    - pedigree

Derived forms: blood lines, bloodlines

Type of: ancestry, derivation, family tree, filiation, genealogy, lineage

Encyclopedia: Bloodline