It's not a mere contract.
PED'IGREE, n. [probably from L. pes,pedis, foot.]
1. Lineage; line of ancestors from which a person or tribe descends; genealogy.
Alterations of surnames--have obscured the truth of our pedigrees.
2. An account or register of a line of ancestors.
The Jews preserved the pedigrees of their several tribes.
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