Matriarch means: The mother and ruler of a family or of her descendants; a ruler by maternal right.
Matriarchal means: Of or pertaining to a matriarch; governed by a matriarch.
Matriarchate means: The office or jurisdiction of a matriarch; a matriarchal form of government.
Patriarch means: The father and ruler of a family; one who governs his family or descendants by paternal right; -- usually applied to heads of families in ancient history, especially in Biblical and Jewish history to those who lived before the time of Moses.
Patriarch means: A dignitary superior to the order of archbishops; as, the patriarch of Constantinople, of Alexandria, or of Antioch.
Patriarch means: A venerable old man; an elder. Also used figuratively.
Patriarchal means: Of or pertaining to a patriarch or to patriarchs; possessed by, or subject to, patriarchs; as, patriarchal authority or jurisdiction; a patriarchal see; a patriarchal church.
Patriarchal means: Characteristic of a patriarch; venerable.
Patriarchal means: Having an organization of society and government in which the head of the family exercises authority over all its generations.
Patriarchate means: The office, dignity, or jurisdiction of a patriarch.
Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.
Zythepsary means: A brewery.
Zythem means: See Zythum.
Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.
Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.
Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.
Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.
Zymose means: Invertin.
Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.
Zymosimeter means: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.
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