parents


parents
I noun ancestor, begetter, creator, father, forebear, founder of the family, genitor, head of the household, immediate forebear, matriarch, mother, parens, patriarch, precursor, predecessor, procreator, progenitor associated concepts: abandonment of child, adoptive parent, custody of children, duty to support, fitness of parent, foster parent, in loco parentis, natural parent, paternity proceeding, sole surviving parent foreign phrases:
- Parentum est liberos alere etiam nothos. — It is the duty of parents to support their children even when illegitimate
II index ancestry

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006