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instant ancestor

instant ancestor
 n.— «For those who buy her art, they are purchasing what interior designers like to call “instant ancestors”—the look of familiar family portraits.For those who buy her art, they are purchasing what interior designers like to call “instant ancestors”—the look of familiar family portraits.» —“Gallery features promising OCU student’s art” by M.J. Van Deventer NewsOK.com (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) Feb. 8, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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