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patrilocal

[pa-truh-loh-kuh l, pey-] /ˌpæ trəˈloʊ kəl, ˌpeɪ-/
adjective, Anthropology
1.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; patri- + local
Related forms
patrilocality, noun
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Examples from the web for patrilocal
  • Both weaverbirds and humans live in extended, patrilineal, patrilocal family groupings.
  • Familial aggregation of blood pressure and anthropometric variables in patrilocal households.
  • Zimbabweans practice patrilineal inheritance patterns and patrilocal residence after marriage.
British Dictionary definitions for patrilocal

patrilocal

/ˌpætrɪˈləʊkəl/
adjective
1.
having or relating to a marriage pattern in which the couple lives with the husband's family
Derived Forms
patrilocally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for patrilocal
adj.

1906, from patri- + local (adj.).

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