Part of speech:
Showing the affection of a father.
(Genetics) Relating to or designating the generation of organisms from which hybrid offspring are produced.
(Econ.) Serving or intended to protect domestic products, industries, etc. against foreign competition
Related, as by blood
Related through the mother, or her side of the family.
(Linguistics) Having a similar semantic meaning.
(Genetics) Of or relating to a generation or the sequence of generations following the parental generation.
Find another word for paternal. In this page you can discover 15 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for paternal, like: fatherly, parental, protective, patrimonial, patrilineal, benevolent, tender, fatherlike, kin, maternal and agnate.