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.
[ ME f. Gael. clann f. L planta sprout ]
Concise Oxford English dictionary. Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2012