Translation of mater in Spanish:


madre, n.

Pronunciation /ˈmeɪtə//ˈmeɪdər/


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    madre feminine British dated humorous
    (as form of address) madre dated
    (as form of address) mamá
    the mater said no mi madre dijo que no
    • 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.