mater

noun
ma·ter | \ ˈmā-tər \

Definition of mater 

chiefly British

: mother

Examples of mater in a Sentence

the public school student addressed the letter to “Dear Mater

First Known Use of mater

circa 1859, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mater

Latin — more at mother

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