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maternal

US [məˈtɜrn(ə)l]
UK [məˈtɜː(r)n(ə)l]
  • adj.母亲的;母亲般慈爱的;作为母亲的;母系的
  • Web母性的;母方的;母婴玩具
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adj.
1.
母亲的;母亲般慈爱的having feelings that are typical of a caring mother towards a child
maternal love
母爱
I'm not very maternal.
我不太像个母亲。
She didn't have any maternal instincts.
她没有一点做母亲的天性。
2.
母亲的;作为母亲的connected with being a mother
Maternal age affects the baby's survival rate.
母亲的年龄影响婴儿的成活率。
3.
[obn]
母系的;母亲方面的related through the mother's side of the family
my maternal grandfather(= my mother's father)
我的外祖父

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