maternel translation | French-English dictionary

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maternel

, le  
      adj  
   [amour, geste]   motherly, maternal  
Elle est très maternelle.      She's very motherly.  
l'instinct maternel      maternal instinct  
   [grand-père, oncle]   maternal  
ma grand-mère maternelle      my mother's mother, my maternal grandmother  
mon oncle maternel      my mother's brother  
      nf        école maternelle    nursery school  


allaitement maternel  
      nm   breast-feeding  
assistant maternel   , assistante maternelle  
      nm/f     (qui garde des enfants à domicile)    childminder
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
maternel adj.
maternal

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Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
n.
maternal milk
exp.
mother's milk
n.
womb
n.
maternal love
n.
maternal instinct
n.
maternal smoking
[Med.]
nm.
breast-feeding
n.
nursery school
adj.
maternal
adv.
on the mother's side
exp.
my mother's brother
exp.
maternal instinct
n.
intervillous lake
[Med.]
nf.
mother tongue ; native tongue
nf.
nursery class
exp.
my maternal grandmother
nf.
nursery school
n.
mother fixation
[Med.]
nm.
nursery assistant
nf.
nursery assistant
exp.
my mother's mother
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'maternel' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
adj.
maternel
n.
lait maternel
[Med.]
exp.
côté maternel
[Hum.]
adv.
du côté maternel
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