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English noun: parentage

1. parentage (state) the state of being a parent

SamplesTo everyone's surprise, parenthood reformed the man.


Broader (hypernym)adulthood

2. parentage the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents


Broader (hypernym)family relationship, kinship, relationship

3. parentage (group) the descendants of one individual

SamplesHis entire lineage has been warriors.

Synonymsancestry, blood, blood line, bloodline, descent, line, line of descent, lineage, origin, pedigree, stemma, stock

Broader (hypernym)family tree, genealogy

Narrower (hyponym)family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, phratry, sept, side

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