Meaning of filial
Pronunciation: (fil'ē-ul), [key]
- of, pertaining to, or befitting a son or daughter: filial obedience.
- noting or having the relation of a child to a parent.
- pertaining to the sequence of generations following the parental generation, each generation being designated by an F followed by a subscript number indicating its place in the sequence.
- filial (Thesaurus)