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4 definitions found
 for parentage
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Parentage \Par"ent*age\ (p[^a]r"ent*[asl]j; 277), n. [Cf. F.
     parentage relationship.]
     Descent from parents or ancestors; parents or ancestors
     considered with respect to their rank or character;
     extraction; birth; as, a man of noble parentage. "Wilt thou
     deny thy parentage?" --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Though men esteem thee low of parentage. --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  parentage
      n 1: the state of being a parent; "to everyone's surprise,
           parenthood reformed the man" [syn: parenthood,
           parentage]
      2: the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents [syn:
         parentage, birth]
      3: the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has
         been warriors" [syn: lineage, line, line of descent,
         descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree,
         ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  19 Moby Thesaurus words for "parentage":
     ancestry, birth, bloodline, descent, extraction, family,
     grandfatherhood, grandmotherhood, grandparentage, heritage, line,
     lineage, origin, parenthood, pedigree, progenitorship, roots,
     stock, strain
  
  

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  PARENTAGE. Kindred. Vide 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1955; Branch; Line. 
  
  

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