unfathered

[ uhn-fah-therd ]
/ ʌnˈfɑ ðərd /

adjective

having no father; fatherless.
of illegitimate or unknown paternity; bastard.
not ascribable to a particular author or source: unfathered tales.

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Origin of unfathered

First recorded in 1590–1600; un-1 + father + -ed3
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British Dictionary definitions for unfathered

unfathered
/ (ʌnˈfɑːðəd) /

adjective

having no known father
of unknown or uncertain origin
archaic fatherless
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