Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The relation of a son to a parent; sonship.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The relation of a son to a father; sonship; -- the correlative of paternity.

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  • noun rare The relation of a son to a father; sonship

Etymologies

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From Late Latin filietatem, from Latin filius ("son").

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