genitors

genitor

[jen-i-ter]
noun
a parent, especially a father.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin, equivalent to geni- (variant stem of gignere to beget) + -tor -tor; cognate with Greek genétōr, Sanskrit janitar-

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genitor (ˈdʒɛnɪtə, -tɔː)
 
n
the biological father as distinguished from the pater or legal father
 
[C15: from Latin, from gignere to beget]

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