Having traits considered typical of fathers; kind, protective, wise, etc.; paternal
Of, like, or appropriate to a mother:
Related through the mother, or her side of the family.
Being such or possessed by reason of birth:
(Genetics) Of or relating to a generation or the sequence of generations following the parental generation.
(Biol.) Of or pertaining to a phylum or to an evolutionary line of descent
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