- the act, rite, or sacrament of marriage
- the state of being husband and wife
- married life
Origin of matrimonyMiddle English matrimonye from Old French matrimoine from Classical Latin matrimonium from mater (gen. matris), mother
The act or state of being married; marriage.
Origin of matrimonyMiddle English from Old French matrimoine from Latin mātrimōnium from māter mātr- mother ; see māter- in Indo-European roots.
From Latin mÄtrimÅnium (“marriage, wedlock").