matrigna

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin mātrīnea, from māter (mother) +‎ -īneus (relative suffix) - c.f. Late Latin mātrīna (stepmother, godmother); alternatively from Late Latin mātrigna, after the model of prīvignus (stepson).

Noun[edit]

matrigna f (plural matrigne)

  1. stepmother
    Antonym: patrigno

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