matricentric

adjective

matri·​cen·​tric
¦ma‧trə¦sen‧trik,
¦mā-
: gravitating toward or centered upon the mother
a matricentric family pattern
compare patricentric

Word History

Etymology

matr- + -centric

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“Matricentric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/matricentric. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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