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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Filiation  \Fil`i*a"tion\,  n. 
  1.  Descent  from  or  as  if  from  a  parent;  relationship  like 
  that  of  a  son;  as  to  determine  the  filiation  of  a 
  language. 
 
  2.  One  that  is  derived  from  a  parent  or  source;  an  offshoot; 
  as  the  filiations  are  from  a  common  stock. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Filiation  \Fil`i*a"tion\,  n.  [LL.  filiatio,  fr  L.  filius  son: 
  cf  F.  filiation.  See  {Filial}.] 
  1.  The  relationship  of  a  son  or  child  to  a  parent,  esp.  to  a 
  father. 
 
  The  relation  of  paternity  and  filiation.  --Sir  M. 
  Hale. 
 
  2.  (Law)  The  assignment  of  a  bastard  child  to  some  one  as  its 
  father;  affiliation.  --Smart. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  filiation 
  n  1:  the  kinship  relation  between  an  individual  and  the 
  individual's  progenitors  [syn:  {descent},  {line  of 
  descent},  {lineage}] 
  2:  inherited  properties  shared  with  others  of  your  bloodline 
  [syn:  {ancestry},  {lineage},  {derivation}] 




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