matrona

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See also: matróna

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mātrōna (matron), from māter (mother; matron).

Noun[edit]

matrona (plural matronas)

  1. In Ancient Rome, a wife of an honorable man.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mātrōna (matron), from māter (mother; matron).

Noun[edit]

matrona f (plural matrone)

  1. matron

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From māter (mother; matron).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mātrōna f (genitive mātrōnae); first declension

  1. A married woman, wife or matron, especially of an honorable man.
  2. A title of Juno.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative mātrōna mātrōnae
genitive mātrōnae mātrōnārum
dative mātrōnae mātrōnīs
accusative mātrōnam mātrōnās
ablative mātrōnā mātrōnīs
vocative mātrōna mātrōnae

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References[edit]

  • matrona in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • matrona in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “matrona”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • matrona” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • matrona in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • matrona in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mātrōna (matron), from māter (mother; matron).

Noun[edit]

matrona f (plural matronas)

  1. matron
  2. midwife

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