HyperDic: matriarchate

English > 1 sense of the word matriarchate:
NOUNgroupmatriarchate, matriarchya form of social organization in which a female is the family head and title is traced through the female line
English > matriarchate: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA form of social organization in which a female is the family head and title is traced through the female line.
Synonymmatriarchy
Broadersocial organization, social organisation, social structure, social system, structureThe people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships
Spanishmatriarcado
Catalanmatriarcat

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