Pedigree – meaning of the word and examples

A list of the parents and other relations of an animal. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A person’s family history, education, and experience, or the history of an idea or activity: (Cambridge Dictionary)

The record of descent of an animal, showing it to be pure-bred. (Oxford Dictionaries)

The recorded ancestry or lineage of a person or family. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A register recording a line of ancestors. (Merriam – Webster)

An ancestral line: Lineage. (Merriam – Webster)

The origin and the history of something. (Merriam – Webster)

If a dog, cat, or other animal has a pedigree, its ancestors are known and recorded. An animal is considered to have a good pedigree when all its known ancestors are of the same type. (Collins Dictionary)

pedigree animal is descended from animals which have all been of a particular type, and is therefore considered to be of good quality. (Collins Dictionary)


Investigation: A Human Pedigree Introduction: A sex.

Are there different types of genealogy pedigree chart?


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