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patri- +‎ clan

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patriclan (plural patriclans)

  1. (anthropology) A clan, with membership determined by patrilineal descent from a common ancestor.
    • 1991, Philip Baldi, Patterns of Change - Change of Patterns, ISBN 3110871890:
      Patrilect is a marker of patriclan membership and thus a symbol of identity.

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Source: Anthromorphemics. [1]