PHRATRY

noun. a social unit with typical kinship bonds, commonly containing many clans ascertaining unilateral descent.

PHRATRY: "The term phratry is that which more modern terms like fraternity are derived."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PHRATRY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/phratry/ (accessed June 4, 2020).
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