- filial generation,
- filial piety,
- filiform bougie
Origin of filiation
Examples from the Web for filiation
Our knowledge of these is much too scanty to enable us to trace their filiation.
Thou art His by creation, but I am His also by adoption, filiation, sonship.The Hart and the Water-Brooks;|John R. Macduff
Without the Doctrine of Filiation, the fact of315 organic development in general cannot be understood.The History of Creation, Vol. I (of 2)|Ernst Haeckel
This filiation establishes the uterine relationship and, united to exogamy, prevents marriage between nearest relatives.The Races of Man|Joseph Deniker
The filiation of modern European tongues is known to every one.Origin of Cultivated Plants|Alphonse De Candolle
1520s, from French filiation, from Medieval Latin filiationem (nominative filiatio), noun of action from filiare "to have a child," from Latin filius/filia (see filial).