Definition: A child of a node in a tree, any of the children of the children, etc.
See also ancestor.
Note: of a tree node
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Paul E. Black, "descendant", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed. 17 December 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: https://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/descendant.html