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Definition of Parentage


  1. Descent from parents or ancestors; parents or ancestors considered with respect to their rank or character; extraction; birth; as, a man of noble parentage.

Parentage Quotations

I studied Japanese language and culture in college and graduate school, and afterward went to work in Tokyo, where I met a young man whose father was a famous businessman and whose mother was a geisha. He and I never discussed his parentage, which was an open secret, but it fascinated me.
Arthur Golden

I think the themes of belonging and parentage and love are obviously universal.
Christopher Eccleston

Parentage is a very important profession, but no test of fitness for it is ever imposed in the interest of the children.
George Bernard Shaw

The ability and desire to transform the mundane materials at hand that we both bring into the collaboration well beyond the sum total of the parts - to birth a new baby neither of us could claim single parentage of.
Gary Lucas
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Parentage Translations

parentage in German is Herkunft, Abstammung {f}
parentage in Spanish is linaje
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