Definition of phratric in US English:

phratric

adjective

  • Of or relating to a phratry or kinship group; consisting of phratries.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George Grote (1794–1871), historian and politician. From ancient Greek ϕρατρικός of or relating to a phratry or kinship group from ϕρατρία + -ικός.

Pronunciation

phratric

/ˈfreɪtrɪk/