Definitions for avuncularəˈvʌŋ kyə lər

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  1. avuncular(adj)

    resembling a uncle in kindness or indulgence

  2. avuncular(adj)

    being or relating to an uncle

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  1. avuncular(Adjective)

    In the manner of an uncle, pertaining to an uncle.

  2. avuncular(Adjective)

    Kind, genial, benevolent, or tolerant.

  3. Origin: From avunculus.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Avuncular(adj)

    of or pertaining to an uncle

  2. Origin: [L. avunculus uncle.]


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