adjective matri·potestal \¦ma‧trē, ¦mā‧+\

Definition of matripotestal

  1. :  of, relating to, or being the power exercised by a matriarch or her blood relatives matripotestal authority —contrasted with patripotestal

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Origin and Etymology of matripotestal

matr- + potestal

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to cast off or become cast off

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