birth/biological parent

noun

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: one's natural parent : the woman who gave birth to a child or the man who is related by birth to a child an adopted child who never knew her birth parents

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“Birth/biological parent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/birth%2Fbiological%20parent. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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