madrasta

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Asturian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *matrasta, from Latin māter (mother).

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madrasta f (plural madrastes)

  1. stepmother

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *matrasta, from Latin māter (mother).

Noun[edit]

madrasta f (plural madrastas)

  1. stepmother

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *matrasta, from Latin māter (mother), from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr. Cognate to Galician madrasta, Spanish and Catalan madrastra, French marâtre.

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Noun[edit]

madrasta f (plural madrastas)

  1. stepmother (wife of one's biological father, not one's biological mother)
  2. (figuratively) an evil woman

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