mater

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noun ma·ter \ ˈmā-tər \

Definition of mater

chiefly British

Examples of mater in a Sentence

  1. the public school student addressed the letter to Dear Mater

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Origin and Etymology of mater

Latin — more at mother

mater Synonyms

Synonyms
ma, mama (also mamma or momma), mammy, mother [chiefly British], mom, mommy, old lady
Related Words
materfamilias, matriarch, matron; stepmother; supermom, superwoman

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