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Overview of noun paternity

The noun paternity has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. paternity

(the state of being a father; "tests were conducted to determine paternity")

2. fatherhood, paternity

(the kinship relation between an offspring and the father)

3. authorship, paternity

(the act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing; "the authorship of the theory is disputed") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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