patrilineal


pat·ri·lin·eal

adjective \ˌpa-trə-ˈli-nē-əl\

Definition of PATRILINEAL

:  relating to, based on, or tracing descent through the paternal line <a patrilineal society>

First Known Use of PATRILINEAL

1904

Rhymes with PATRILINEAL

pat·ri·lin·eal

adjective \ˌpa-trə-ˈlin-ē-əl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PATRILINEAL

: relating to, based on, or tracing descent through the paternal line <patrilineal society>

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