The earliest ancestor.
"ancestral: Of, relating to, or evolved from an ancestor or ancestors."
A person from whom one is descended, especially if more remote than a grandparent;a forebear.
"ancestor: a person from whom one is descended, especially if more remote than a grandparent; a forebear."
A reversion to a former type or ancestral characteristic.
people who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock.
He is always crowing over his ancesters.
One of his forefathers emigrated to Australia.
Tom comes of Chinese origin.
their hereditary home.See Synonyms at innate
What are your roots?
the religion of his forefathers
He comes of Scottish origin.
We cling to the beliefs of our fathers.
keep the faith of our forefathers.
A group of persons sharing common ancestry.
A person of Chinese ancestry.
We should honour our ancestors.