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patrilinear

[pa-truh-lin-ee-er, pey-] /ˌpæ trəˈlɪn i ər, ˌpeɪ-/
adjective
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; patri- + linear
Related forms
patrilinearly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for patrilinear

patrilineal

/ˌpætrɪˈlɪnɪəl/
adjective
1.
tracing descent, kinship, or title through the male line
Derived Forms
patrilineally, patrilinearly, adverb
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