A person’s biological father. Often contrasted with pater.
- People do not claim to own more than one small-scale name, unless their pater is distinct from their genitor.
- Children are typically given the name of their genitors regardless of the type of mating arrangement.
- A limited number of individuals may claim ownership of the estates of both their pater and genitor.
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