Definition of Stem family

1. Noun. ''(anthropological)'' A family system in which the a couple's firstborn lives with them in the family home and whose spouse moves into the home of the said in-laws and the younger couple's children are raised in the home of the grandparents. Usually the younger offspring of move out upon marriage. The inheritance, depending on the culture, may or may not be the most favorable to the firstborn. ¹



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stem Family

stells
stellular
stellulate
stelocyttarous
stelography
stem
stem-and-leaf
stem-cell
stem-cell research
stem-winder
stem and leaf
stem blight
stem canker
stem cell
stem cells
stem family (current term)
stem ginger
stem lettuce
stem node
stem stitch
stem the tide
stem turn
stem vowel
stemarene
stembok
stemboks
stembuck
stembucks

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