matrilineage

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A descent group traced through women on the maternal side of a family.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The line of descent traced through the maternal side of the family; the mother's line of descent.

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  • noun line of descent traced through the maternal side of the family

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  • Line of descent as traced through women on the maternal side of the family.

    July 21, 2007

  • art

    February 17, 2010