mater definition

  • noun:
    • Chiefly British Mother.
    • identify alma mater, dura mater, and pia mater.
    • A Middle English as a type of matter.
    • Mother: in some special uses. See alma mater, and expressions under.
    • In physiology, one of two membranes or meninges of this mind, outer and internal, divided by the arachnoid, and distinguished as dura mater, or dura, and pia mater, or pia: so-called from some indisputable fact that they create the brain.—
    • The large metallic disk which types the building blocks of an astrolabe, and carries at its circumference the graduation where the indications associated with the alidade or list are look over.
    • a casual use of the Latin word for mama; often utilized by British schoolboys or used facetiously

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