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Definition of "mater" [‖Ma•ter]

  • Chiefly British Mother. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mater" in a sentence
  • "WORD CORRECT PRONUNCIATION alma mater _alma mater_ apparatus _apparatus_ apricot _apricot_ attaché _attasha'_ audacious _audashus_ ballet _bal'la_ blasé _blaza'_ blatant _blatant_ chasten _chasen_"
  • "In college, (my alma mater is an engineering school where the ratio of guys to girls was 4: 1) the female students always quoted the following: “The odds are good, but the goods are odd!”"
  • "I have to agree that your alma mater is the undergraduate school, in my case CCNY."