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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Parentage  \Par"ent*age\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  parentage  relationship.] 
  Descent  from  parents  or  ancestors;  parents  or  ancestors 
  considered  with  respect  to  their  rank  or  character; 
  extraction;  birth;  as  a  man  of  noble  parentage.  ``Wilt  thou 
  deny  thy  parentage?''  --Shak. 
  Though  men  esteem  thee  low  of  parentage.  --Milton. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  the  kinship  relation  of  an  offspring  to  the  parents  [syn:  {birth}] 
  2:  the  descendants  of  one  individual;  "his  entire  lineage  has 
  been  warriors"  [syn:  {lineage},  {line},  {line  of  descent}, 
  {descent},  {bloodline},  {blood  line},  {blood},  {pedigree}, 
  {ancestry},  {origin},  {stock}] 

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