Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun filiation

2 senses of filiation

Sense 1
descent, line of descent, lineage, filiation -- (the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors)
       => kinship, family relationship, relationship -- ((anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption)

Sense 2
ancestry, lineage, derivation, filiation -- (inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline)
       => inheritance, hereditary pattern -- ((genetics) attributes acquired via biological heredity from the parents)

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