English version

forebear

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishforebearfore‧bear /ˈfɔːbeə $ ˈfɔːrber/ noun [countable usually plural] formal  FAMILYsomeone who was a member of your family a long time in the past syn ancestor
Examples from the Corpus
forebearThe time of Sigmar passed, and he became a legend, the heroic forebear of his people.If only he had lavished that kind of discrimination on their forebear.
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