patrilinear

patrilinear

[pa-truh-lin-ee-er, pey-]
adjective

Origin:
1910–15; patri- + linear

patrilinearly, adverb
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patrilineal or patrilinear (ˌpætrɪˈlɪnɪəl)
 
adj
tracing descent, kinship, or title through the male line
 
patrilinear or patrilinear
 
adj
 
patri'lineally or patrilinear
 
adv
 
patri'linearly or patrilinear
 
adv

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