patrilineal definition

  • adjective:
    • Relating to, considering, or tracing ancestral lineage through paternal line.
    • related to descent through male lines.
    • tracing descent through male line.
    • centered on or tracing lineage through male range
  • others:
    • Relating to descent in the paternal side.

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