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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. resembling a uncle in kindness or indulgence;

2. being or relating to an uncle;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Avuncular \A*vun"cu*lar\, a. [L. avunculus uncle.] Of or pertaining to an uncle. [1913 Webster] In these rare instances, the law of pedigree, whether direct or avuncular, gives way. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

avuncular adj 1: resembling a uncle in kindness or indulgence 2: being or relating to an uncle