Mater meaning

mātər
Mother.
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(biology) Someone or something that mates.
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(chiefly brit., informal) Mother.
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(UK slang, now chiefly archaic or humorous) Mother.
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Origin of mater

  • Latin māter māter- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin māter (“mother"), partly via late-Middle English matere.

    From Wiktionary

  • mate +"Ž -er

    From Wiktionary