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Meaning of PATRILINEAL

Pronunciation:  `patree'lineeul

 
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 Definition: 
[adj]  based on or tracing descent through the male line; "a patrilineal society"
 

PATRILINEAL is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: direct, lineal, patrilinear
 

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: affiliated, agnate, akin, allied, avuncular, closely related, cognate, collateral, congeneric, consanguine, consanguinean, consanguineous, distantly related, enate, foster, german, germane, kindred, matrilateral, matrilineal, matroclinous, novercal, of the blood, patrilateral, patroclinous, related, sib, sibling, uterine
 

 

 

 

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