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virilocal

[ vir-uh-loh-kuhl ]
/ ˌvɪr əˈloʊ kəl /
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adjective
Anthropology. living with or located near the husband's father's group; patrilocal.
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Compare matrilocal, neolocal.

Origin of virilocal

<Latin viri- (combining form of vir man; see virile) + local

OTHER WORDS FROM virilocal

vir·i·lo·cal·ly, adverb

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