avunculocal

adjective

avun·​cu·​lo·​cal
ə¦vəŋkyə¦lōkəl
1
: located at or centered around the residence of the husband's maternal uncle
2
: belonging to a maternal uncle compare matrilocal, patrilocal, neolocal

Word History

Etymology

Latin avunculus + English local

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“Avunculocal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/avunculocal. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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