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unfathered

[uhn-fah-th erd] /ʌnˈfɑ ðərd/
adjective
1.
having no father; fatherless.
2.
of illegitimate or unknown paternity; bastard.
3.
not ascribable to a particular author or source:
unfathered tales.
Origin of unfathered
1590-1600
First recorded in 1590-1600; un-1 + father + -ed3
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unfathered

/ʌnˈfɑːðəd/
adjective
1.
having no known father
2.
of unknown or uncertain origin
3.
(archaic) fatherless
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