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3 definitions found
 for patrilineal
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  patrilineal \patrilineal\ adj.
     tracing descent through the male line; as, a patrilineal
     society.
     [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  patrilineal
      adj 1: based on or tracing descent through the male line; "a
             patrilineal society" [syn: patrilineal, patrilinear]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  29 Moby Thesaurus words for "patrilineal":
     affiliated, agnate, akin, allied, avuncular, closely related,
     cognate, collateral, congeneric, consanguine, consanguinean,
     consanguineous, distantly related, enate, foster, german, germane,
     kindred, matrilateral, matrilineal, matroclinous, novercal,
     of the blood, patrilateral, patroclinous, related, sib, sibling,
     uterine
  
  

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