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ancestor ~ (A) ~ ancestors are fathers and grandfathers.
ancestor ~ (A) ~ ancestors are people years ago that your parents came from.
ancestor ~ (B) ~ any person from the past from whom the families of your father or mother have come.
ancestor ~ (B) ~ person in the past from whom one's parents came.
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