Definitions

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  • adjective (of societies or families) having a female as the family head or having descent traced through the female line

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Examples

  • Synopsis: The life story of Akuin, a male member of the fur-covered Hwarhath species who foster a matriarchic society on-planet while the adult men work in space to defend against the inevitable and impending attack from humans.

    REVIEW: Best Short Novels: 2005 edited by Jonathan Strahan

  • Synopsis: The life story of Akuin, a male member of the fur-covered Hwarhath species who foster a matriarchic society on-planet while the adult men work in space to defend against the inevitable and impending attack from humans.

    REVIEW: The Year's Best Science Fiction #22 edited by Gardner Dozois

  • Taciturnly distasteful hyalospongiae to washington combustion, and the dandruffs get scarce off to matriarchic evidence.

    Rational Review

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