patriclinous

patroclinous or patroclinal (ˌpætrəˈklaɪnəl)

/ (ˌpætrɪˈklaɪnəs) /

adjective

(of animals and plants) showing the characters of the male parentCompare matriclinous

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Word Origin for patriclinous

C20: from Latin pater father + clināre to incline
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