plural noun
Par·​en·​ta·​lia | \ ˌpa(a)rən‧ˈtālēə, ˌper- \

Definition of Parentalia

: the chief annual festival of the dead in ancient Rome from midday February 13 to February 21

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History and Etymology for Parentalia

Latin, from neuter plural of parentalis parental

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“Parentalia.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 17 January 2020.

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