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From Latin māter (mother), partly via late-Middle English matere.[1]

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Mater

Plural
Maters or matres

Mater (plural Maters or matres)
  1. (British slang, now chiefly Patrono:Context 5)[1] Mother.
    • 1919, P. G. Wodehouse, ‎A Damsel in Distress‎, page 100:
      Their maters are all pals of my mater, and I don’t want to get them into trouble for aiding and abetting my little show, if you understand what I mean.</span>
    • 1997, Colleen McCullough, Caesar’s Women‎, page 17:
      Mater, you look well.” / “I am well. And you,” she said in that dryly prosaic deep voice of hers, “look healed.”</span>

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mate +‎ -er[2]

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Mater

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Maters

Mater (plural Maters)
  1. (biology)[2] Someone or something that mates.

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  1. 1,0 1,1 1,2 1,3 1,4 mater, n.¹” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [Draft revision; Mar. 2009]
  2. 2,0 2,1 2,2 2,3 mater, n.²” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [Draft entry; Mar. 2001]

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mater

  1. (slang) To ogle, to check out, to watch (eg. an attractive person)

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Patrono:Fr-conj-er

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Latin Wikipedia has an article on:
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From Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr. Cognates include Common Slavic *mati (thence Russian мать (mat’)), Persian مادر (madar), Mycenaean Greek Patrono:Linb (ma-te-re), and Sanskrit मातृ (mātṛ).

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māter (genitive mātris); f, third declension

  1. mother (female parent)
  2. mother (source, origin)
  3. matron of a house
  4. honorific title
  5. woman
  6. nurse
  7. motherland

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nominative māter mātrēs
genitive mātris mātrum
dative mātrī mātribus
accusative mātrem mātrēs
ablative mātre mātribus
vocative māter mātrēs

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Patrono:No-verb form

  1. present tense of mate.

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mater

  1. Patrono:Sh-form-noun

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From Common Slavic; cognate with Latin mater and Sanskrit मातृ (mātR)

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mater f.
irregular declension
  1. mother

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Singular Plural
nominative mater matere
genitive matere materi
dative materi materiam
accusative mater matere
vocative mater matere
locative materi materiach
instrumental materou materami

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