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maternal

adjective

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of, relating to, or characteristic of a mother
  • her maternal instincts told her that something was wrong

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The first known use of maternal was in the 15th century

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“Maternal.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/maternal. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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