Fourteen different finches evolved from a common ancestor , each adapted to suit the conditions of their various islands.
The oud is a popular instrument; it is an ancient stringed instrument that is the ancestor of the European lute.
it's the ancestor of the modern car
A smaller unit is the lineage, a kin group of four or five generations descended from a male ancestor traced though the male line.
She said 1,000 years ago it was a piece of marshy ground forming part of the disputed kingdom of Glamorgan ruled over by descendants of her ancestor Rhodri the Great.
this instrument is an ancestor of the lute
In fact, Pandas admits that the fruit flies of Hawaii - a diverse group of more than 300 species - have all evolved from a common ancestor .
Species are often assumed to have evolved from a common ancestor by a complete process of branching, followed by complete genetic isolation.
This solution is the ancestor of many versions of platonism in mathematics.
It was placed there out of the conviction that it was the ancestor , however remote, of the American constitution and the bill of rights.