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Definition of extraction:

  1. Derivation from a stock or family; lineage; descent; birth; the stock from which one has descended.
  2. That which is extracted; extract; essence.
  3. The act of extracting, or drawing out; as, the extraction of a tooth, of a bone or an arrow from the body, of a stump from earth, of a passage from a book, of an essence or tincture.

Synonyms:

fall, parentage, declination, birth, declivity, line of descent, blood, root, declension, precede, ancestry, line, blood line, bloodline, genealogy, stock, filiation, kin, origination, source, inception, stemma, lineage, beginning, downslope, decline, descent, origin, rootage, pedigree, family.

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