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  • adj. enate (related through female line).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • 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.

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

  • adj. related on the mother's side


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