|1.||of or relating to birth|
|2.||a rare word for native : natal instincts|
|[C14: from Latin nātālis of one's birth, from nātus, from nascī to be born]|
|1.||a former province of E South Africa, between the Drakensberg and the Indian Ocean: set up as a republic by the Boers in 1838; became a British colony in 1843; joined South Africa in 1910; replaced by KwaZulu-Natal in 1994. Capital: Pietermaritzburg|
|2.||a port in NE Brazil, capital of Rio Grande do Norte state, near the mouth of the Potengi River. Pop: 1 049 000 (2005 est)|
natal na·tal (nāt'l)
Of, relating to, or accompanying birth.
Of or relating to the buttocks.