from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Line of descent as traced through women on the maternal side of a family.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The line of descent traced through the maternal side of the family; the mother's line of descent.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. line of descent traced through the maternal side of the family
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