familial

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French familial, from Latin familia.

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familial (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to human family.
    Mark had to leave work due to familial obligations.
  2. (technical) Of or pertaining to any grouping of things referred to as a family.
    For Apocynaceae, this type of flower is a familial characteristic.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Latin familia suffixed with -al.

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Adjective[edit]

familial m (feminine familiale, masculine plural familiaux, feminine plural familiales)

  1. familial, relating to a family

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