patriline

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Etymology[edit]

Latin, from pater (father) + linea (line). Also patri- +‎ line

Noun[edit]

patriline (plural patrilines)

  1. A line of descent from a male ancestor to a descendant (of either sex) in which the individuals in all intervening generations are fathers.

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