from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Patriarchal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Patriarchal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Patriarchal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as patriarchal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of societies) being ruled by or having descent traced through the male line


patriarch +‎ -ic (Wiktionary)


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