Definitions of "paternity"
  1. The condition of being a biological or recognized father
  2. The lineage or bloodline stemming from a male parent
How to use "paternity" in a sentence
  1. The court ordered a paternity test to establish the child's biological father.
  2. After years of searching, he discovered the paternity of his family traced back to a small town in Italy.
  3. The father sought legal acknowledgment for his paternity of the child.

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