mater

noun
ma·​ter | \ ˈmā-tər How to pronounce mater (audio) \

Definition of mater

chiefly British
: mother

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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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The first known use of mater was circa 1859

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Cite this Entry

“Mater.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mater. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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