(Brit & South African) short for matriculation (sense 2)
[mey-tri-seez, ma-tri-] /ˈmeɪ trɪˌsiz, ˈmæ trɪ-/ noun 1. a plural of . [mey-triks, ma-] /ˈmeɪ trɪks, ˈmæ-/ noun, plural matrices [mey-tri-seez, ma-] /ˈmeɪ trɪˌsiz, ˈmæ-/ (Show IPA), matrixes. 1. something that constitutes the place or point from which something else originates, takes form, or develops: The Greco-Roman world was the matrix for Western civilization. 2. […]
[ma-tri-sahyd, mey-] /ˈmæ trɪˌsaɪd, ˈmeɪ-/ noun 1. the act of killing one’s mother. 2. a person who kills his or her mother. /ˈmætrɪˌsaɪd; ˈmeɪ-/ noun 1. the act of killing one’s own mother 2. a person who kills his mother n. 1590s, “action of killing one’s mother,” from French matricide, from Latin matricida “mother-killer,” and […]
/ˌmætrɪˈklaɪnəs/ adjective 1. (of an animal or plant) showing the characters of the female parent Compare patriclinous matriclinous mat·ri·cli·nous (māt’rĭ-klī’nəs) adj. Having predominantly maternal hereditary traits.
[ma-tri-klahy-nee, mey-] /ˈmæ trɪˌklaɪ ni, ˈmeɪ-/ noun, Genetics. 1. .