Does maternal grandparents mean mothers parent or fathers parents

As defined by Yourdictionary.com, maternal is related through the mother's side of the family: Maternal grandparents. Therefore maternal grandparents are your mother’s parents. Your father's parents are referred to as your Paternal grandparents.

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Updated on Tuesday, September 16 2014 at 11:21AM EDT
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