stemma

Definitions of stemma
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n the descendants of one individual

Synonyms:
ancestry, blood, blood line, bloodline, descent, line, line of descent, lineage, origin, parentage, pedigree, stock
Types:
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family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, phratry, sept
people descended from a common ancestor
side
a family line of descent
people
members of a family line
homefolk
the people of your home locality (especially your own family)
house
aristocratic family line
dynasty
a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
gens, name
family based on male descent
Type of:
family tree, genealogy
successive generations of kin

n a tree diagram showing a reconstruction of the transmission of manuscripts of a literary work

Type of:
tree, tree diagram
a figure that branches from a single root

n an eye having a single lens

Synonyms:
ocellus, simple eye
Types:
ommatidium
any of the numerous small cone-shaped eyes that make up the compound eyes of some arthropods
Type of:
eye, oculus, optic
the organ of sight

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