(comparative more agnatic, superlative most agnatic)
- of the male line; patrilineal
From the Latin agnatus, a relative on the father's side.
Variant of agnate
a relative through male descent or on the father's side
Origin of agnateClassical Latin agnatus ; from past participle of agnasci, to be born in addition to ; from ad-, to + nasci, to be born: see genus
- related through male descent or on the father's side