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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 parental
 (a.)父母親的,做雙親的

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pa·ren·tal /pəˈrɛntḷ/ 形容詞
 親本的,親代的,雙親的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pa·ren·tal a.
 1. Of or pertaining to a parent or to parents; as, parental authority; parental obligations; parental affection.
 2. Becoming to, or characteristic of, parents; tender; affectionate; devoted; as, parental care.
    The careful course and parental provision of nature.   --Sir T. Browne.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 parental
      adj 1: designating the generation of organisms from which hybrid
             offspring are produced [ant: filial]
      2: relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent;
         "parental guidance" [syn: maternal, paternal] [ant: filial]