Definition of ambilanak
: of or relating to a form of Malayan marriage especially in Sumatra where the husband in lieu of a bride-price enters the wife's family, has no property right in children or wife, and may be dismissed by her father
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Origin and Etymology of ambilanak
Malay ambil-anak, from ambil taking over + anak child
First Known Use: 1822See Words from the same year
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