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Definition of "patrilinear" []

  • Based on or tracing descent through the male line (adjective)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "patrilinear" in a sentence
  • "Pot price pon patrilinear plop, if the osseletion of the onkring gives omen nome?"
  • "Our nearest relatives, the chimps tend towards matrilinear, while patrilinear seems more prevalent in a majority of the different aboriginity groups in more modern times."
  • "Not sure if the family units were matrilinear or patrilinear or maybe that depended on where you were."
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