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matrifocal

[ ma-truh-foh-kuhl, mey- ]
/ ˌmæ trəˈfoʊ kəl, ˌmeɪ- /
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adjective
of, relating to, or designating a family unit or structure headed by the mother and lacking a father permanently or for extended periods.
focused or centered on the mother.
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Origin of matrifocal

First recorded in 1950–55; matri- + focal
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