ancestor[ an-ses-ter or, esp. British, -suh-ster ]SEE DEFINITION OF ancestor
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ANCESTOR
The fate of the ancestor had been typical of that of his descendants.
An account of one's descent from an ancestor who did not particularly care to trace his own.
The ancestor of Pi-Lo nearly destroyed our entire clan by fire.
The caterpillar, for example, resembles the worm which is the ancestor of the insects.
An Artaud, their ancestor, had come hither and settled like a pariah in this waste.
Billy Little, you must be suffering for the sins of an ancestor.
His experience was for me, too, as though he had been an ancestor.
Even if the Bishop is your ancestor, you have no good title to his bones.
Far back, an ancestor of mine was the most beautiful woman in Spain.
The dragon is the ancestor of everything that bears feathers or scales.