(Of a society, culture, etc.) based on the mother as the head of the family or household.
- They are generally seen as a matrifocal society (where women are central to family life).
- For others, Vietnam's pantheon of goddesses represents particularly telling evidence of the nation's ancient roots in a matrifocal culture.
- No where in Mexico - or anywhere else in Latin America - has a matrifocal culture like this come into being.
Definition of matrifocal in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.