matriarchic

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ma·tri·arch

 (mā′trē-ärk′)
n.
1. A woman who rules a family, clan, or tribe.
2. A woman who dominates a group or an activity.
3. A highly respected woman who is a mother.

ma′tri·ar′chal (-är′kəl), ma′tri·ar′chic (-är′kĭk) adj.
ma′tri·ar′chal·ism n.
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Adj.1.matriarchic - (of societies or families) having a female as the family head or having descent traced through the female line
matriarchal - characteristic of a matriarchy