parentela

noun

par·​en·​te·​la
ˌpar-ən-ˈtē-lə
: the line of blood relatives : the kin of a person by descent
parentelic
-lik
adjective

Word History

Etymology

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

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Cite this Entry

“Parentela.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/parentela. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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