Definition of Family:

part of speech: noun

The household, or all those who live in one house under one head; the descendants of one common progenitor; race; honorable or noble descent; a group of animals, plants, languages, etc., more comprehensive than a genus.

part of speech: noun

Term used in classification, signifying one group of an Order.

part of speech: noun

A household; children as distinguished from the parent; a body of persons descended from the parent; a body of persons descended from a common ancestor; tribe; race; genealogy; class; a group of animals larger than a genus or class, but less than an order; in botany. an order.

part of speech: noun

Household; descendants of one ancestor; race; class.

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