Agnatic

Agnatic
Agnatic Ag*nat"ic, a. [Cf. F. agnatique.] Pertaining to descent by the male line of ancestors. ``The agnatic succession.'' --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

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  • agnatic — agnátic adj. m., pl. agnátici; f. sg. agnátică, pl. agnátice Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  AGNÁTIC, Ă adj. referitor la agnaţi. o (ist.) normă agnatică = normă potrivit căreia d …   Dicționar Român

  • Agnatic seniority — Agnatic (or patrilineal) descent is established by tracing descent exclusively through males from a founding male ancestor. In hereditary monarchies, particularly in more ancient times, seniority was a much used principle of order of succession.… …   Wikipedia

  • Agnatic succession — is the limitation of inheritance to a throne or fief to heirs descended from the original titleholder through males only, excluding descendants through females. The most common forms are * Agnatic seniority and * Agnatic primogeniture …   Wikipedia

  • agnatic — adjective see agnate II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • agnatic — See agnate. * * * …   Universalium

  • agnatic — adjective of the male line; patrilineal …   Wiktionary

  • agnàtic — ag|nà|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • agnatic — agnate …   Dictionary of sociology

  • agnatic — ag·nat·ic || æg nætɪk(l) adj. related through the male side of the family (Anthropology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • agnatic — ag·nat·ic …   English syllables

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