matric

1 of 3

adjective

ˈmā‧trik,
ˈma‧-
variants or less commonly matrical
-rə̇kəl
: of or relating to a matrix
matrically adverb

matric

2 of 3

noun

ma·​tric
məˈtrik
plural -s
British

matric

3 of 3

abbreviation

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

matric from matrical, after such pairs as English anatomical : anatomic; matrical from Late Latin matricalis, from Latin matric-, matrix womb, uterus + -alis -al

Noun

by shortening

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Dictionary Entries Near matric

Cite this Entry

“Matric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/matric. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!