patrilinear

[ pa-truh-lin-ee-er, pey- ]
/ ˌpæ trəˈlɪn i ər, ˌpeɪ- /
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adjective


Nearby words

  1. patricliny,
  2. patrifocal,
  3. patrilateral,
  4. patrilineage,
  5. patrilineal,
  6. patriliny,
  7. patrilocal,
  8. patrimonial,
  9. patrimony,
  10. patriot

Origin of patrilinear

First recorded in 1910–15; patri- + linear

Related formspat·ri·lin·e·ar·ly, adverb

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