paternal
Pronunciation
  • enPR: pə-tû(r)'nəl, IPA: /pəˈtɜː(ɹ)nəl/
Adjective

paternal

  1. Of or pertaining to one's father, his genes, his relatives, or his side of a family
    paternal grandfather
  2. Fatherly; behaving as or characteristic of a father.
  3. Received or inherited from one's father.
    • their small paternal field of corn
  4. Acting as a father
    paternal filicide
Antonyms Translations Translations Translations Translations
  • Russian: отцо́вский



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