matrilocal

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Related to Uxorilocal: virilocal, Uxorilocal marriage

matrilocal

or

uxorilocal

the residence of a married couple with the wife's kin. Often this specifically means with the wife's mother, but not always, so the synonym ‘uxorilocal’ is often used to distance it from MATRILINEAL DESCENT.