μήτρα

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From μήτηρ ‎(mḗtēr, mother)

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Noun[edit]

μήτρα ‎(mḗtraf ‎(genitive μήτρας); first declension

  1. womb
    1. paunch, rumen
    2. (figuratively) source, origin
  2. the pith or heart of wood
  3. a queen wasp

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  • LSJ 8th edition

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Noun[edit]

μήτρα ‎(mítraf ‎(plural μήτρες)

  1. (anatomy) womb
  2. (mathematics) matrix
  3. mold (anything around or on which something is formed or shaped)

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