Part of speech:
(Genetics) Relating to or designating the generation of organisms from which hybrid offspring are produced.
Showing the affection of a father.
(Econ.) Serving or intended to protect domestic products, industries, etc. against foreign competition
(Anatomy, medicine) Derived from the mother as opposed to the foetus during pregnancy.
Related, as by blood
(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 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for paternal, like: parental, fatherly, patrimonial, patrilineal, protective, benevolent, tender, maternal, fatherlike, kin and agnate.