Patriarchal meaning

pātrē-ärkəl
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a patriarch.
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The definition of patriarchal is a society, group or organization that is ruled by a male.

An example of patriarchal is England being run by King Henry the VIII.

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Of or relating to a patriarchy.

A patriarchal social system.

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Ruled by a patriarch.

A patriarchal see.

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Of or having to do with a patriarch or patriarchy.

Patriarchal values of the Victorian family.

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Relating to a system run by males, rather than females.
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Origin of patriarchal