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the surroundings within which something begins or develops
matrix, NOUN
a society ruled or controlled by women
matriarchy, NOUN
to register as a student at a college or university
matriculate, TR. and INTR.V.
1. the male head of a family or tribe
2. an old testament ancestor
3. a founding father or wise man
patriarch, NOUNS
a family inheritance
patrimony,NOUN
1.support; encouragment
2.business clientele;customers
patronage,NOUNS
1. to go to regularly
2.to treat someone as an inferior
patronize,TR.V
name derived from a paternal ancestor
patronymic;NOUN
pertaining to brothers;brotherly
fraternal,ADJ
1.to be friendly with
2.to socialize with an enemy population
fraternize;INTR.V
like an uncle
avuncular,ADJ
having to do with the family
familial;ADJ
dominated by ones wife
uxorious;ADJ
marriage to two mates
bigamy;NOUN
marriage to a single mate
monogamy;NOUN
MATER, MATRIS
<L. "mother"
PATER, PATRIS
<L. "father"
FRATER, FRATRIS
<L."brother"
AVUNCULUS, AVUNCULI
<L. "uncle"
FAMILIA
<L. "family"
UXOR,UXORIS
<L. "wife"
GAMOS
<G. "marriage"
<L. "mother"
MATER, MATRIS
<L. "father"
PATER, PATRIS
<L. "brother"
FRATER, FRATRIS
<L. "uncle"
AVUNCULUS, AVUNCULI
<L. "family"
FAMILIA
<L. "wife"
UXOR, UXORIS
<G. "marriage"
GAMOS