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  Definition of Forefather
  1. the founder of a family; "keep the faith of our forefathers"
  2. person from an earlier time who contributed to the tradition shared by some group; "our forefathers brought forth a great nation"
Similar Words: father, sire

 

Hyponyms: patriarch

 

Derivational Morphology: beget, get, engender, father, mother, sire, generate, bring forth

 

 
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