Definition of uxorilocal in English:

uxorilocal

adjective

  • another term for matrilocal
    • ‘Uxorilocal marriages are far less common today.’
    • ‘The pattern is an uxorilocal, often expanded nuclear family, in line with the adage that women ‘stay’ and men ‘go.’’
    • ‘For instance, approximately one third of marriages are uxorilocal.’
    • ‘Initially, there are two to three years of uxorilocal residence.’

Origin

1930s: from Latin uxorius ‘of a wife’ (from uxor ‘wife’) + local.

Pronunciation

uxorilocal

/ˌʌksɒrɪˈləʊk(ə)l/