Part of speech: noun

The relation of parent to child; descent.

Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: adverb


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Usage examples "parentage":

  1. Bernard, Sarah, born in Paris in 1844, of Dutch Jewish parentage. - "Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ", Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D..
  2. " And thou hast kept back or put away no sign nor mark of her parentage? - "On the Frontier", Bret Harte.
  3. The Case went by the name of Alfred O'Briar- which hinted a mixed parentage. - "Over the Sliprails", Henry Lawson.