What does the word paternal mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Paternally.

Usage examples for paternal

  1. " There is paternal love. – The Blue Pavilions by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  2. I do not wish to lull you to sleep with sweet words; but I know the conduct of your paternal ancestors. – Indian Boyhood by [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman