Descendant [noun]

Definition of Descendant:

person in line of ancestry

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All LUCA descendants make their molecular machinery from the same 20 molecules, even though most modern proteins could conceivably work with about half of that repertoire.

ExxonMobil, a descendant of the mighty Standard Oil Company, was removed from the Dow Jones industrial average basket of companies in August, a once unthinkable blow to its prestige.

The state is loaded with descendants of gunpowder grandee Éleuthère Irénée du Pont de Nemours, who founded the chemical giant.

If there’s one thing we know that the world is creating more and more of, it’s data and computing power, which means GPT-3’s descendants are only going to get more clever.

Purdue Pharma agrees to plead guilty to federal criminal charges in settlement over opioid crisisDavid Sackler and Kathe Sackler are descendants of two of the three Sackler brothers who bought the company, then called Purdue Frederick, in 1952.

In 2018, Letitia Clark, a physician and a descendant of the Queens, told Thomas that she was shocked to learn about “the cousins that went to Louisiana” nearly 200 years earlier.

Already, its experimental stations are home to hundreds of gene-edited pigs and thousands of their descendants—likely the largest number anywhere.

What we think of as soul food today was celebratory food — the stuff that poor sharecroppers, the direct descendants of slaves, would have eaten on Sundays and special occasions.

Today’s birds are, of course, descendants of the only branch of the dino tree that made it through the end-Cretaceous mass extinction.

She wants to know who the people are, were there any descendants, she wants to find and meet people.