Meaning of matrilocal

mat•ri•lo•cal

Pronunciation: (ma"tru-lō'kul, mā"-), [key]
— adj. Anthropol.
  1. of or pertaining to residence with the wife's family or tribe; uxorilocal:Cf. matrilocal customs.
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