Related formsmat·ri·lin·e·al·ly, mat·ri·lin·e·ar·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for matrilineal
Succession to the chieftainship was matrilineal, and installation in the office was attended by much ceremony.
We also know approximately the limits of the matrilineal and patrilineal systems.Kinship Organisations and Group Marriage in Australia|Northcote W. Thomas
The Seri are loosely organised in a number of exogamic, matrilineal, totemic clans.
Still the old awe of the Word of the matriarchal, matrilineal church.Evil Out of Onzar|Mark Ganes
The former are patrilineal and the latter are grouped into matrilineal exogamic totemic clans.