Meaning of CLAN in English
n.1 a group of people with a common ancestor, esp. in the Scottish Highlands.
2 a large family as a social group.
3 a group with a strong common interest.
4 a a genus, species, or class. b a family or group of animals, e.g. elephants.
Etymology: ME f. Gael. clann f. L planta sprout
Oxford English vocab. Оксфордский английский словарь. 2012