parental definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, concerning, or characteristic of a parent.
    • Genetics Of or designating the generation of organisms that hybrid offspring are produced.
    • of or regarding a parent
    • for the generation of organisms that produce a hybrid
    • Of or pertaining to a parent or even to parents
    • Becoming to, or characteristic of, moms and dads; tender; affectionate; dedicated.
    • designating the generation of organisms that hybrid offspring are produced
    • regarding or characteristic of or befitting a parent
  • noun:
    • someone fulfilling a parental part.
  • others:
    • Of or pertaining to parents; proper to or feature of a parent: because, parental love; parental government; parental responsibilities.
    • Synonyms Paternal, Maternal, etc. See fatherly, motherly.

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