Descending in a direct line from an ancestor; hereditary; derived from ancestors; -- opposed to collateral; as, a lineal descent or a lineal descendant.
Inheriting by direct descent; having the right by direct descent to succeed (to).
In the direction of a line; of or pertaining to a line; measured on, or ascertained by, a line; linear; as, lineal magnitude.
In a direct line, e.g., lineal descendant.
in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child; "lineal ancestors"; "lineal heirs"; "a direct descendant of the king"; "direct heredity"
(1) Being in the direct line of descent and inheritance from an ancestor. (2) A direct line as related to a measurement.
Consisting of or being in as direct line of ancestry or descendents; descended in a direct line.
Being in direct line of descent or ancestry
A direct line of descent as from father to son.
Consisting Of Or Being In a Direct Line Of Ancestry Or Descendants; Descended In a Direct Line.
Descended in a direct family line; relating to or derived from ancestors