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agnate

[′ag‚nāt]
(biology)
Related exclusively through male descent.
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Nonetheless, the early fifteenth century witnessed the diffusion of the agnatic model and an emerging sense of the aristocratic identity.
There is a tendency for high sub-camp resolution in the two Arnhem Land case studies: nine or ten agnatic sub-camps for the Nunggubuyu (population 200-300), and nine language-based sub-camps at Maningrida (population 480).
The people to whom he might want to transmit these assets would have included his children, spouse, and agnatic relatives.
Highfield had discovered a real-life Green Squire, Simon Newton, who had a kinsman serving in the household of Edward III's distant agnatic cousin and close companion Henry of Grosmont, first Duke of Lancaster.
God] and from the clandivinity and they always ultimately belong to Divinity, the clandivinity, and the whole agnatic descent group of which the clandivinity is the tutelary spirit.
Once these allotted shares are distributed, the agnatic heirs, or the "Residuaries" take the remainder of the estate.
Therefore, the migrant's agnatic kinship group (the biraderi) is not an institution on which he can rely in business matters, although generally there is solidarity in conflict situations with other biraderis or the authorities.
Agnatic Kinship Variability and Associated Cousin Marriage Preferences: An Evolutionary Biological Analysis," in Natural Selection and Social Behavior, edited by Richard D.
One list corresponds to a set of clans or lineages (xwamwaado; agnatic social groupings) defining a territory or 'country' (mwaciri, which also means 'village' from an emic point of view).
In conformity with that, the male by seniority was accorded status, respect and recognition in the scheme of things irrespective of polygamous family and agnatic emphasis.
She compares similarities in these societies and their control over women and what types of violence it leads to, as well as the origins and evolution of agnatic descent, endogamy, and preferential cousin marriage, arguing that the effacement of women through customs such as veiling and segregation is a result.