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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 par·ent·age /ˈpærəntɪʤ, ˈpɛr-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Par·ent·age n.  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?”
    Though men esteem thee low of parentage.   --Milton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the state of being a parent; "to everyone's surprise,
           parenthood reformed the man" [syn: parenthood]
      2: the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents [syn: birth]
      3: 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, stemma, stock]