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descendent

Legal Definition of descendent

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Definition of descendent

Adjective

descendent (not comparable)

  1. descending; going down

    The elevator resumed its descendent trajectory.

  2. descending from (an ancestor)

    Power in the kingdom is transferred in a descendent manner.

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