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



BrE BrE//ˈpeərəntɪdʒ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈperəntɪdʒ//
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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 Originlate 15th cent.: from Old French.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: parentage