Definitions

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  • adv. by descent through the male line

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Examples

  • As a Conservative rabbi and a member of the Rabbinical Assembly, I cannot officially consider Jewish descent to be determined patrilineally from the father.

    Rabbi Jason Miller: Is Gabby Giffords Jewish Enough?

  • "It was common cause in the court a quo that for five generations the chieftainship of the tribe descended patrilineally and according to the system of male primogeniture," commented the

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Women were organized matrilineally and men patrilineally, with marriage being endogamous.

    G. The Americas, 1000-1525

  • The Imperial crown did not pass down patrilineally.

    The Swordbearer

  • My mother's family comes from the areas now known as Colombia (patrilineally) and Guatemala

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    Rational Review

  • They're expected to be beautiful, rescued by Prince Charming, and either acquire or inherit wealth and royal status patrilineally.

    Anti-Racist Parent

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    Rational Review

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