parentela

noun
par·​en·​te·​la | \ ˌpar-ən-ˈtē-lə \

Legal Definition of parentela

: the line of blood relatives : the kin of a person by descent

Other Words from parentela

parentelic \ -​lik \ adjective

History and Etymology for parentela

Late Latin, from Latin parent- parens parent + -ela (as in clientela clientele)

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“Parentela.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/parentela. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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