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parent

par·ent

parent

 
 
pronunciation:
per nt
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part of speech: noun
definition: a mother or a father.
One of Sarah's parents picks her up from school every day.
 
similar words:
father
derivation: parenthood (n.)
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The word parent contains the following part:
par2 Latin root that means to bear, give birth to