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Paternal vs. Agnate

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Paternaladjective

Of or pertaining to one's father, his genes, his relatives, or his side of a family

‘paternal grandfather’;

Agnatenoun

A relative whose relation is traced only through male members of the family.

‘A great grandfather is an agnate if he is your father’s father’s father.’;

Paternaladjective

Fatherly; behaving as or characteristic of a father.

Agnatenoun

Any paternal male relative.

Paternaladjective

Received or inherited from one's father.

Agnateadjective

Related to someone by male connections or on the paternal side of the family.

Paternaladjective

Acting as a father

‘paternal filicide’;

Agnateadjective

allied; akin

Paternaladjective

Of or pertaining to a father; fatherly; showing the disposition of a father; guiding or instructing as a father; as, paternal care.

Agnateadjective

(linguistics) Having a similar semantic meaning.

Paternaladjective

Received or derived from a father; hereditary; as, a paternal estate.

‘Their small paternal field of corn.’;

Agnateadjective

Related or akin by the father's side; also, sprung from the same male ancestor; as, agnate brother: a brother having the same father, but a different mother; in ths sense it is a correlative of uterine.

Paternaladjective

belonging to or inherited from one's father;

‘spent his childhood on the paternal farm’; ‘paternal traits’;

Agnateadjective

Allied; akin.

‘Assume more or less of a fictitious character, but congenial and agnate with the former.’;

Paternaladjective

characteristic of a father

Agnatenoun

A relative whose relationship can be traced exclusively through males.

Paternaladjective

relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent;

‘parental guidance’;

Agnatenoun

one related on the father's side

Paternaladjective

related on the father's side;

‘a paternal aunt’;

Agnateadjective

related on the father's side;

‘a paternal aunt’;

Agnatenoun

a person descended from the same male ancestor as another specified or implied person, especially through the male line

‘the heir will be the nearest agnate’;

Agnateadjective

descended from the same male ancestor as another specified or implied person, especially through the male line.

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