virilocal

[ vir-uh-loh-kuh l ]
/ ˌvɪr əˈloʊ kəl /

adjective

Anthropology. living with or located near the husband's father's group; patrilocal.

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Origin of virilocal

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

OTHER WORDS FROM virilocal

vir·i·lo·cal·ly, adverb

Words nearby virilocal

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