1. ancestor
  2. great grandfather

Synonyms for atavus

  • originisancestor, beginning, origin, source, start
  • origoancestor, beginning, origin, source, start
  • progenitorancestor, founder of a family

Similar to atavus

  • avusgrandfather
  • abavusgreat
  • acervusa heap, mass
  • abortivusone prematurely born
  • abaciabacuses
  • abacusabacus
  • abalienatoalienation, transfer of property
  • abeochange, depart from life, die, disappear, retire, to digress, to go away, to have been, to pass, vanish
  • aberrodeviate, escape, to wander
  • abiciodishearten, dispense with, get rid of, to throw down, weaken