Associations to the word «Mater»


MATER, noun. (British slang) (now) (chiefly archaic or humorous) Mother.
MATER, noun. (biology) Someone or something that mates.
MATER LECTIONIS, noun. (phonology) A consonant letter used to represent a vowel sound in Semitic scripts.

Dictionary definition

MATER, noun. An informal use of the Latin word for mother; sometimes used by British schoolboys or used facetiously.

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis