(obsolete) To form from matter; to materialize.
Other Word Forms of Material
Origin of Material
From Middle English material, from Late Latin materialis, from Latin materia "wood, material, substance" from mater "mother". Displaced native Middle English andweorc, andwork (“material, matter") (from Old English andweorc (“matter, substance, material")).
Middle English consisting of matter, material from Old French from Late Latin māteriālis from Latin māteria matter māter- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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