HyperDic: matriarchy

English > 1 sense of the word matriarchy:
NOUNgroupmatriarchy, matriarchatea form of social organization in which a female is the family head and title is traced through the female line
matriarchy > pronunciation
Soundsmey'triyaa.rkiy
Rhymesachy ... yucky: 142 rhymes with kiy...
English > matriarchy: 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.
Synonymmatriarchate
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
Adjectivesmatriarchalcharacteristic of a matriarchy

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