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    maternal

    maternal - Dictionary definition and meaning for word maternal

    Definition
    (adj) characteristic of a mother
    Example Sentence
    • warm maternal affection for her guest
    Definition
    (adj) relating to or derived from one's mother
    Example Sentence
    • maternal genes
    Definition
    (adj) relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent
    Synonyms : parental , paternal
    Example Sentence
    • parental guidance
    Definition
    (adj) related on the mother's side
    Synonyms : enate , enatic
    Example Sentence
    • my maternal grandmother
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for maternal

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