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15 terms

Unit Nine Vocabulary

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matr, matri, mater
mother
part, patri, pater
father
man, mani, manu
hand
alma mater
school or college that one has attended and usually graduated from
maternal
characteristic of a mother; related through the mother's side of the family
matricide
killing of one's own mother
matrix
place or point from which something originates, takes form or develops (womb)
expatriate
removed from one's native land; either forced or voluntary
patriarch
father & ruler of a family or group
patron
person who supports someone or some activity; regular customer
patriotic
showing love, support , and defense for one's own country
manacle
handcuff or other restraint
manipulate
treat or operate with skillful use of the hands; change for personal gain
manuscript
book or other composition written by hand
manifest
clearly evident to senses; obvious (like being struck by a hand)