The term descendant or descendent has several meanings, some of which
- The progeny of a previous generation; the product of reproduction. Descendants are offspring.
- A later evolutionary type in the same line.
It can also mean, by extension:
- A type of object that developed from another object existing before it.
- descendant (astrology), the point directly opposite from the ascendant, or Rising Sign
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