materfamilias materfamilias

Definition(s):

  • (n) a female head of a family or tribe

Usage(s):

  • As before, the materfamilias-diarist has a husband, two children, temperamental Mademoiselle and house in the country on her hands.
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/ɪn ˈfæ tʃu ˌeɪ tɪd /