Matronymic



[ma-truh-nim-ik] /ˌmæ trəˈnɪm ɪk/

adjective
1.
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/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.

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