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Overview of adj paternal

The adj paternal has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. paternal

(belonging to or inherited from one's father; "spent his childhood on the paternal farm"; "paternal traits")

2. paternal

(characteristic of a father)

3. parental, maternal, paternal

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

4. agnate, agnatic, paternal

(related on the father's side; "a paternal aunt") © 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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