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

2 senses of genealogy

Sense 1
genealogy, family tree -- (successive generations of kin)
       => kin, kin group, kinship group, kindred, clan, tribe -- (group of people related by blood or marriage)

Sense 2
genealogy -- (the study or investigation of ancestry and family history)
       => discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwick -- (a branch of knowledge; "in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings")

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