Definition of parentage noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

parentage

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈpeərəntɪdʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈperəntɪdʒ//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the origin of a person’s parents and who they are a young American of German parentage Nothing is known about her parentage and background. Word Origin late 15th cent.: from Old French.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: parentage