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ante-patriarchal (adjective), more ante-patriarchal, most ante-patriarchal
1. A reference to the existence of patriarchs or the male heads of families or tribes.
2. Relating to any of those biblical figures regarded as fathers of the human race; especially, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and their forefathers, or the sons of Jacob.
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