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A former kinship division consisting of two or more distinct clans with separate identities but considered to be a single unit
In ancient Greece, tribal subdivisions of households or families claiming a common kin relation. At the apex of each phratry were aristocratic clans that had certain hereditary rights, such as the right to hold priestly offices. Both phratries and clans were patrilineal. The Athenian phratry is well known. Every native Athenian male belonged to a phratry; they were concerned with such matters as legitimacy of descent and inheritance
A subdivision of a phyle, or tribe, in Athens
phratry

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    phra·try

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    [ 'frA-trE ] (noun.) 1833. Ancient Greek φ(ρ)ατρία, "brotherhood" or "kinfolk".

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    pogonip
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