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natal

na·tal

natal

 
pronunciation:
neI tl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, concerning, or occurring at birth.
The mother wept happily at the sound of her child's natal cries.
definition 2: of or concerning one's birth.
Salmon return to their natal stream to spawn, from as far as 1,000 miles away.
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The word natal contains the following part:
nat Latin root that means birth; born