English - Etymology
From Old French genealogie (Modern French généalogie), from Late Latin genealogia, from Ancient Greek γενεαλογία (genealogía), from γενεά (geneá, “generation, descent”) and -λογία (-logía, “study of”)
English - Noun
- (countable) The descent of a person, family, or group from an ancestor or ancestors; lineage or pedigree.
- (countable) A record or table of such descent; a family tree.
- (uncountable) The study, and formal recording of such descents.