Matri



1.
a combining form meaning “mother,” used in the formation of compound words:
matrilineal.
combining form
1.
mother or motherhood: matriarchy

word-forming element meaning “mother,” from comb. form of Latin mater (genitive matris) “mother” (see mother (n.1)).

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  • Matriarch

    [mey-tree-ahrk] /ˈmeɪ triˌɑrk/ noun 1. the female head of a family or tribal line. 2. a woman who is the founder or dominant member of a community or group. 3. a venerable old woman. /ˈmeɪtrɪˌɑːk/ noun 1. a woman who dominates an organization, community, etc 2. the female head of a tribe or family, esp […]

  • Matriarchal

    [mey-tree-ahrk] /ˈmeɪ triˌɑrk/ noun 1. the female head of a family or tribal line. 2. a woman who is the founder or dominant member of a community or group. 3. a venerable old woman. /ˈmeɪtrɪˌɑːk/ noun 1. a woman who dominates an organization, community, etc 2. the female head of a tribe or family, esp […]



  • Matriarchate

    [mey-tree-ahr-kit, -keyt] /ˈmeɪ triˌɑr kɪt, -keɪt/ noun 1. a system or community. 2. a social order formerly believed to have preceded patriarchal tribal society in the early period of human communal life, embodying rule by the mothers, or by all adult women. /ˈmeɪtrɪˌɑːkɪt; -keɪt/ noun 1. (rare) a family or people under female domination or […]

  • Matriarchy

    [mey-tree-ahr-kee] /ˈmeɪ triˌɑr ki/ noun, plural matriarchies. 1. a family, society, community, or state governed by women. 2. a form of social organization in which the mother is head of the family, and in which descent is reckoned in the female line, the children belonging to the mother’s clan; system. /ˈmeɪtrɪˌɑːkɪ/ noun (pl) -chies 1. […]



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