Parentage and Race


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Parentage noun – The line of ancestors from whom a person is descended.
Usage example: they were pleased that their son's girlfriend was of good parentage

Race and parentage are semantically related in ancestry topic. In some cases you can use "Race" instead a noun "Parentage", when it comes to topics like family, origin, stock, lineage.
Nearby Words: parent, parenting, parenthood
Synonyms for Parentage


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Race noun – A group of persons who come from the same ancestor.
Parentage and race are semantically related in ancestry topic. Sometimes you can use "Parentage" instead a noun "Race", if it concerns topics such as stock, lineage.
Nearby Words: raced, racing, racist, racism, racer
Synonyms for Race

How words are described

alien alien parentage alien race
actual actual parentage actual race
mixed mixed parentage mixed race
mysterious mysterious parentage mysterious race
Other adjectives: unknown.

Both words in one sentence

  • This is not to say that people of mixed parentage do not physically resemble one race over another—they often do.
  • Dark-Skinned Blond Elf Blood has the mercenary Carlita Delacroix, whose mixed race/species parentage probably contributes (she's a half-Cuban-feline-spirit-incarnum half-French-human).
  • To clarify: Heather's mixed race parentage was so fundamental to her personality that she seems to be philosophically incapable of existing.
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