Root Words #3 (bene/bon & mater/pater)

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patrician

person of high birth, as descending from founding fathers

patron

a supporter, like one's father

patriarch

male head of a family

pattern

a model worthy of copying, like a father

patronym

a name taken from one's father

maternity

motherhood

matricide

murder of a mother by her child

matrimony

marrying a woman to make her a mother

matrix

the place where mother occurs; womb

alma mater

fostering mother, school

bounteous

good and plentiful

bona fide

in good faith, genuine

benediction

good words, blessing

bonanza

good, rich ore deposit, anything yielding abundance

bonus

an extra reward for goodness

benevolent

good-doing; kind

bon vivant

a lover of good things, especially food

beneficiary

one who receives good things

benign

gentle, good, harmless

benefactor

one who gives good things

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