[ma-truh-moh-nee] /ˈmæ trəˌmoʊ ni/
noun, plural matrimonies for 2.
the state of being married; marriage:
He was married in 1870 and lived in matrimony 12 years.
the rite, ceremony, or sacrament of marriage:
The priest has united them in the bonds of holy matrimony.
noun (pl) -nies
the state or condition of being married
the ceremony or sacrament of marriage
c.1300, from Old French matremoine “matrimony, marriage” and directly from Latin matrimonium “wedlock, marriage,” from matrem (nominative mater) “mother” (see mother (n.1)) + -monium, suffix signifying “action, state, condition.”
noun 1. any plant belonging to the genus Lycium, of the nightshade family, species of which are cultivated for their foliage, flowers, and berries. noun 1. any of various shrubs of the solanaceous genus Lycium, cultivated for their purple flowers and colourful berries Also called boxthorn
[ma-tree-poh-tes-tl, mey-] /ˌmæ tri poʊˈtɛs tl, ˌmeɪ-/ adjective, Anthropology. 1. of or relating to the authority exercised by a mother or a mother’s blood relatives.
[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. Anatomy. a formative part, as the corium beneath a nail. 3. Biology. […]
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matrix band n. A metal or plastic band secured around the crown of a tooth to confine the restorative material filling a cavity.