matrilocal

[ma-truh-loh-kuhl, mey-]
adjective Anthropology.
of or pertaining to residence with the wife's family or tribe; uxorilocal: matrilocal customs.
Compare neolocal, virilocal.


Origin:
1905–10; matri- + local

matrilocality, noun
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matrilocal (ˈmætrɪˌləʊkəl, ˈmeɪ-)
 
adj
denoting, having, or relating to a marriage pattern in which the couple live with the wife's family
 
matrilocality
 
n
 
matri'locally
 
adv

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matrilocal
1906, from matri- (see matriarch) + local.
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However, some of the societies are matrilineal or matrilocal.
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