matrilineal

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EtymologyEdit

matri- +‎ lineal

AdjectiveEdit

matrilineal (comparative more matrilineal, superlative most matrilineal)

  1. Tracing descent only through female lines.
    Kerala traditionally has matrilineal inheritance.

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Last modified on 20 September 2013, at 20:14