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matriarch


matriarch

noun

Definition of MATRIARCH

a dignified usually elderly woman of some rank or authority <even though she was 87, the matriarch of the family knew everything that was going on>
Related Words grandam (or grandame); headmistress, mistress; materfamilias; ma, mama (also mamma or momma), mammy, mom, mother

March 04, 2015
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