birth certificate


noun

an official form recording the birth of a baby and containing pertinent data, as name, sex, date, place, and parents.

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Origin of birth certificate

First recorded in 1895–1900

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birth certificate

noun

an official form giving details of the time and place of a person's birth, and his or her name, sex, mother's name and (usually) father's name
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