(pāʹtrē-ärk´) noun. 1. male leader of tribe, family etc, bapa: Al-Kudcy succeeded his father as patriarch of their tribe, Al-Kudcy menggantikan bapanya sebagai bapa kaum; 2. a highly-respected old man, orang tua-tua: they brought their problems to the patriarchs of their village, mereka mengemukakan masalah-masalah mereka kepada orang tua-tua kampung.
(-ärʹkĭk) adjective. 1. of, like a patriarch, kebapaan: patriarchal responsibilities, tanggungjawab kebapaan; 2. ruled by men, kuasa baka: a patriarchal society, masyarakat kuasa baka.
(pāʹtrē-är´kē) noun. plural patriarchies. A social system in which the father is the head of the family and descent is traced through the father's side of the family, sistem baka, sistem kuasa bapa, patriarki.