HyperDic: parental

English > 2 senses of the word parental:
ADJECTIVEpertparentaldesignating the generation of organisms from which hybrid offspring are produced
allparental, maternal, paternalrelating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent
parental > pronunciation
Soundspereh'ntahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > parental: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningDesignating the generation of organisms from which hybrid offspring are produced.
Categorygenetics, genetic scienceThe branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
OppositefilialDesignating the generation or the sequence of generations following the parental generation
Spanishparental
Catalanparental
Nounsparenta father or mother
English > parental: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningrelating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent.
Example"parental guidance"
Synonymsmaternal, paternal
Oppositefilialrelating to or characteristic of or befitting an offspring
Spanishmatern, maternal, materno, parental, paternal, paterno
Catalanmatern, maternal, parental, patern, paternal
Nounsparenta father or mother
Adverbsparentallyin a parental manner

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