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Meaning of PHRATRY

Pronunciation:  'freytree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  people descended from a common ancestor; "his family had lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"
 

PHRATRY is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept
 
 See Also: ancestry, blood, blood line, bloodline, descent, dynasty, gens, homefolk, house, line, line of descent, lineage, name, origin, parentage, pedigree, people, stock

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Phra"try\, n.; pl. {Phratries}. [Gr. ?, ?.] (Gr.
Antiq.)
A subdivision of a phyle, or tribe, in Athens.

 
Glossary
 
 Definition: a group that typically consists of several clans that extend the rights and obligations of kinship to one another but retain distinct identities.
 

 

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