ama·​trice | \ əˈmā‧trə̇s, (ˈ)a¦m-\
plural -s

Definition of amatrice

: a gem cut from variscite and its surrounding matrix

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First Known Use of amatrice

1911, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amatrice

blend of American and matrice

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The first known use of amatrice was in 1911

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