from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or characteristic of a clan in which descent is reckoned from mother to children: opposed to agnatic, which designates clans in which descent is reckoned from father to children.

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  • adjective enate (related through female line).

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  • adjective related on the mother's side


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