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Webster's English Dictionary
n. [L. familia, fr. famulus servant; akin to Oscan famel servant, cf. faamat he dwells, Skr. dhman house, fr. dhto set, make, do: cf. F. famille. Cf. Do, v. t., Doom, Fact, Feat.]1. The collective body of persons who live in one house, and under one head or manager; a household, including parents, children, and servants, and, as the case may be, lodgers or boarders. ()
2. The group comprising a husband and wife and their dependent children, constituting a fundamental unit in the organization of society. ()
The welfare of the family underlies the welfare of society. (H. Spencer.)
3. Those who descend from one common progenitor; a tribe, clan, or race; kindred; house; as, the human family; the family of Abraham; the father of a family. ()
Go ! and pretend your family is young. (Pope.)
4. Course of descent; genealogy; line of ancestors; lineage. ()
5. Honorable descent; noble or respectable stock; as, a man of family. ()
6. A group of kindred or closely related individuals; as, a family of languages; a family of States; the chlorine family. ()
7. (Biol.) A group of organisms, either animal or vegetable, related by certain points of resemblance in structure or development, more comprehensive than a genus, because it is usually based on fewer or less pronounced points of likeness. In zology a family is less comprehesive than an order; in botany it is often considered the same thing as an order. ()
Family circle. See under Circle. -- Family man. (a) A man who has a family; esp., one who has a wife and children living with him and dependent upon him. (b) A man of domestic habits. The Jews are generally, when married, most exemplary family men. Mayhew. -- Family of curves or Family of surfaces (Geom.), a group of curves or surfaces derived from a single equation. -- In a family way, like one belonging to the family. Why don't we ask him and his ladies to come over in a family way, and dine with some other plain country gentlefolks? Thackeray. -- In the family way, pregnant. [Colloq. euphemism] ()