adjective. ['ˌpætrɪˈlɪniːəl'] based on or tracing descent through the male line.
- lineal (English)
- linealis (Latin)
- patri- (English)
Rhymes with Patrilineal
Sentences with patrilineal
1. Noun, singular or mass
Chinese culture operates based upon both patrilineal and patriarchal design.
Pohnpeian society traditionally operated as system of chiefdoms and it retains matrilineal clans and patrilineal inheritance.