adjective: Of, relating to, or evolved from an ancestor or ancestors.
Angliško žodžio naudojimo pavyzdys:
They are now fighting to return to what they call their ancestral land.
His earlier studies led him to formulate what he called the ancestral law.
The first of these resulted in ancestral Asu speakers settling into the South Pare Mountains and in proto-Sabaki speech communities spreading north of the Pangani River, along the narrow stretches of the Kenyan coast.
The wide phylogenetic distribution suggests that signaling most likely evolved in ancestral eukaryotes.
The arc of Earth's limb appeared — immediately recognizable, as if coded in ancestral memory.