filiation

英 [,fɪlɪ'eɪʃ(ə)n] 美 [,fɪlɪ'eʃən]
  • n. 父子关系;起源;私生子父亲之鉴定;分支
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filiation (n.)
1520s, "process of becoming, or state of being, a son," from French filiation, from Medieval Latin filiationem (nominative filiatio), noun of action from past participle stem of filiare "to have a child," from Latin filius/filia "son/daughter" (see filial). As "relationship of a son or daughter to a parent" (correlative of paternity) from 1794.