parentation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin parentatio, from parentare (to offer a solemn sacrifice in honor of deceased parents). See parent.

Noun[edit]

parentation (plural parentations)

  1. (obsolete) Something done or said in honour of the dead; obsequies.
    • 1697-1698, John Potter, Archæologia Græca
      Children and Heirs shall perform the accustom'd Rites of Parentation.

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