Definition of parentship in English:

parentship

noun

  • The state or condition of being a parent; the role of a parent.

Pronunciation

parentship

/ˈpɛːrən(t)ʃɪp/ /ˈpɛːr(ə)n(t)ʃɪp/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803–1873), writer and politician. From parent + -ship.