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Meaning of MATRIARCHAL

Pronunciation:  m`eytree'ârkul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  characteristic of a matriarchy
 

MATRIARCHAL is a 11 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: matriarchic, matricentric
 
 Antonyms: patriarchal
 
 See Also: maternal

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ma`tri*ar"chal\, a.
Of or pertaining to a matriarch; governed by a matriarch.

 
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