Definition of Matrilineal kin
1. Noun. One related on the mother's side.
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Literary usage of Matrilineal kin
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1. Primitive Society by Robert Harry Lowie (1920)
"... be applied to the assemblage of matrilineal kin. In this connection Tylor has already urged the importance of matrilocal residence. ..."
2. Women and Kinship; Comparative Perspectives on Gender in South and South by Leela Dube (1997)
"A conjugal unit generally lived in a conjugal household but was surrounded by the man's matrilineal kin and their conjugal families. ..."
3. Culture & Ethnology by Robert Harry Lowie (1917)
"It developed, as a matter of fact, that practically all the tribes with exogamous 'clans', ie, matrilineal kin groups, or exogamous 'gentes', ie, ..."