adverb see matrilineal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • matrilineally — See matrilineal. * * * …   Universalium

  • matrilineally — mætrɪ lɪnɪəlɪ adv. by way of the mother, from the mother s side of the family …   English contemporary dictionary

  • matrilineally — ma·tri·lineally …   English syllables

  • matrilineally — adverb by descent through the female line • Derived from adjective: ↑matrilineal * * * adverb see matrilineal * * * matrilinˈeally adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑matrilineal …   Useful english dictionary

  • matrilineal — matrilineally, matrilinearly, adv. /ma treuh lin ee euhl, may /, adj. inheriting or determining descent through the female line. Also, matrilinear. Cf. patrilineal. [1900 05; MATRI + LINEAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • Matrilineality — is a system in which descent is traced through the mother and maternal ancestors. Matrilineality is also a societal system in which one belongs to one s matriline or mother s lineage, which can involve the inheritance of property and/or titles. A …   Wikipedia

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  • exogamy and endogamy — Practices controlling the relation of the sexes in the selection of marital partners. Exogamous groups require their members to marry outside the group, sometimes even specifying the group into which members must marry. Such groups are usually… …   Universalium

  • matrilineal — adjective Date: 1904 relating to, based on, or tracing descent through the maternal line < matrilineal society > • matrilineally adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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