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Parentela

parentela n

[Late Latin, from Latin parent- parens parent + -ela (as in clientela clientele)]
: the line of blood relatives
: the kin of a person by descent
par·en·te·lic [-lik]
adj



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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