Definitions For Maternal


  • Relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent
  • Characteristic of a mother
  • Relating to or derived from one's mother


  • Related on the mother's side

Is Maternal a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Maternal is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Maternal in a Sentence

  • Doctors are concerned about the effects of the drug on maternal health.
  • Her maternal instincts told her that something was wrong

Synonyms for Maternal

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