Meaning of ambilocal in English:

ambilocal

Pronunciation /ˌambɪˈləʊkl/

adjective

Anthropology Sociology
  • Designating or relating to a custom of marriage by which the married couple settles in either the husband's or the wife's home or community.

Origin

1950s. From ambi- + local, after matrilocal, patrilocal.