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  • noun Plural form of matriline.

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Examples

  • They would require or try to support the creation of "matrilines" or families based around female relatives and their decendents and siblings as a long term functional family.

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  • These five ‘matrilines’ (lines of descent from a female ancestor) were recruited at an unknown time during the last 130,000 years (possibly at different times and places in the Near East) as founders of the modern domestic cats.

    Domestic Cats Originated In Near East Scientists Claim | Impact Lab

  • The matrilines have a dominance hierarchy which overrides individual dominance -- the matriline rises or falls *together*.

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  • The matrilines have a dominance hierarchy which overrides individual dominance -- the matriline rises or falls *together*.

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  • However, the recent reporting of two novel, albeit rare, putative aurochs sequences (haplogroups Q and R) in modern animals sampled in Italy, together with the detection of a haplogroup P sequence in a modern taurine animal support at least some local adoption of wild aurochsen matrilines

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  • Eight or nine matrilines are in a troop, each with a rank order.

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  • Eight or nine matrilines are in a troop, each with a rank order.

    The Chicago Blog

  • Eight or nine matrilines are in a troop, each with a rank order.

    The Chicago Blog

  • Eight or nine matrilines are in a troop, each with a rank order.

    The Chicago Blog

  • Eight or nine matrilines are in a troop, each with a rank order.

    The Chicago Blog

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