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Overview of adj maternal

The adj maternal has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) maternal

(characteristic of a mother; "warm maternal affection for her guest"- Dorothy Sayers)

2. maternal

(relating to or derived from one's mother; "maternal genes")

3. parental, maternal, paternal

(relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent; "parental guidance")

4. enate, enatic, maternal

(related on the mother's side; "my maternal grandmother") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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