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Wordnet 3.0


1. characteristic of a matriarchy;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

matriarchal \ma`tri*ar"chal\, a. Of or pertaining to a matriarch; governed by a matriarch or matriarchs; as, a matriarchal society. [1913 Webster +PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

matriarchal adj 1: characteristic of a matriarchy [ant: patriarchal]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

37 Moby Thesaurus words for "matriarchal": absolute, aristocratic, authoritarian, autocratic, autonomous, bureaucratic, civic, civil, constitutional, democratic, despotic, dictatorial, fascist, federal, federalist, federalistic, governmental, gubernatorial, heteronomous, matriarchic, monarchal, monarchial, monarchic, monocratic, official, oligarchal, oligarchic, parliamentarian, parliamentary, patriarchal, patriarchic, pluralistic, political, republican, self-governing, theocratic, totalitarian