Definition of Matrilineal kin

1. Noun. One related on the mother's side.

Exact synonyms: Enate, Matrikin, Matrilineal Sib, Matrisib
Generic synonyms: Relation, Relative



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Matrilineal Kin

matriculate
matriculated
matriculates
matriculating
matriculation
matriculations
matriculator
matriculators
matrifocal
matrifocality
matrikin
matrilateral
matrilineage
matrilineal
matrilineal kin (current term)
matrilineal sib
matrilineality
matrilineally
matrilinear
matrilines
matrilocal
matrilocality
matrilysin
matrimoieties
matrimoiety
matrimoine
matrimonial law
matrimonially

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, ..."

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