ancestral

A method of backing up files which retains the 3 latest versions. When a new copy of the file is made it becomes the son, the old son becomes the father and the father becomes the grandfather. The old grandfather is deleted (poor thing!).

ancestral

[adj] - inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent
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Ancestral

An·ces'tral adjective Of, pertaining to, derived from, or possessed by, an ancestor or ancestors; as, an ancestral estate. ' Ancestral trees.' Hemans.
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ancestral

hereditary 2 patrimonial adjective inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent; `ancestral home`; `ancestral lore`; `hereditary monarchy`; `patrimonial estate`; `transmissible tradition`
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Ancestral

• (a.) Of, pertaining to, derived from, or possessed by, an ancestor or ancestors; as, an ancestral estate.
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