a married woman acting as the principal attendant of the bride at a wedding.
[ma-truh-nim-ik] /ˌmæ trəˈnɪm ɪk/ adjective 1. . /ˌmætrəˈnɪmɪk/ adjective, noun 1. a less common word for metronymic n. 1794, a hybrid from Latin mater (see mother (n.1)) + Greek-based ending from patronymic. As an adjective from 1874.
/ˌmætrɪˈɒʃkə/ noun 1. another word for Russian doll
[mats] /mæts/ noun 1. Military Air Transport Service. [mat] /mæt/ noun 1. a piece of fabric made of plaited or woven rushes, straw, hemp, or similar fiber, or of some other pliant material, as rubber, used as a protective covering on a floor or other surface, to wipe the shoes on, etc. 2. a smaller […]
[mah-tsoo-daw] /mɑˈtsu dɔ/ noun 1. a city on E Honshu, in Japan, NE of Tokyo.