genitor

Definitions of genitor
  1. noun
    a natural father or mother
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    examples:
    Blessed Virgin
    the mother of Jesus; Christians refer to her as the Virgin Mary; she is especially honored by Roman Catholics
    Naomi
    the mother-in-law of Ruth whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament
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    parent
    a father or mother; one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child; a relative who plays the role of guardian
    adopter, adoptive parent
    a person who adopts a child of other parents as his or her own child
    empty nester
    a parent whose children have grown up and left home
    begetter, father, male parent
    a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father)
    filicide
    a parent who murders his own son or daughter
    female parent, mother
    a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)
    stepparent
    the spouse of your parent by a subsequent marriage
    type of:
    primogenitor, progenitor
    an ancestor in the direct line
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