Definition of mater in English:

mater

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Pronunciation: /ˈmeɪtə
 
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noun

British informal , • dated
  • Mother: the mater has kept on the house in London
    More example sentences
    • We visited once, in the 1980s, and I remember being fairly gobsmacked that my mater grew up in such a place.
    • Doubtless mater and pater sent this horny-handed son of toil to the local comp followed by the polytechnic.
    • Note that the sender to bed is not named: it could just as easily be a paternal figure as the whimsical mater.

Origin

Latin.

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