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parentage

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the line of ancestors from whom a person is descended
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The first known use of parentage was in the 15th century

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“Parentage.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/parentage. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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