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We found 38 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word maternal:
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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. maternal: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. maternal: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. maternal: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. maternal: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. maternal: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. maternal: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Maternal, maternal: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. maternal: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. maternal: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. maternal: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. maternal: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. maternal: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. maternal: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. maternal: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. maternal: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. maternal: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Maternal: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Maternal: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. maternal: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. maternal: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. maternal, maternal: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. maternal: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. maternal: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. maternal: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. maternal: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. maternal: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. maternal: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. maternal: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. MATERNAL: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  3. maternal: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. maternal: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. Maternal: MedTerms.com Medical Dictionary [home, info]
  2. maternal: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. maternal: Dictionary of Cancer Terms [home, info]
  4. maternal: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  5. Maternal: Drug Medical Dictionary [home, info]

(Note: See maternally for more definitions.)

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Quick definitions from WordNet (maternal)

adjective:  characteristic of a mother ("Warm maternal affection for her guest- Dorothy Sayers")
adjective:  relating to or derived from one's mother ("Maternal genes")
adjective:  relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent

▸ Also see maternally
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Phrases that include maternal:   maternal inheritance, maternal deprivation syndrome, maternal effect, maternal mortality rate, phenylketonuria maternal, more...

Words similar to maternal:   enate, enatic, maternally, parental, paternal, more...

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