Definition of "natal" [na•tal]

  • Of, relating to, or accompanying birth: natal injuries. (adjective)
  • Of or associated with the time or place of one's birth: a natal star. (adjective)

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Use "natal" in a sentence
  • "During the first three ages of Christianity they were contented with celebrating the day of the death of martyrs, which they called their natal day, by assembling in the cemeteries where their bodies lay, to pray for them, as we have remarked in the article on"
  • "Heinlein may have been a opinionated old fart, but he usually put a lot of thought into his opinions, and he draws a completely valid distinction between what he called natal horological astrology and the type of astrology that was the historical precursor for modern astronomy."
  • "Thus Redclyffe really found less antiquity here, than in the graveyard which might almost be called his natal spot."