Selkirk 7th Grade Vocabulary #4 17/18

Use this quizlet to study the root and vocabulary words for test #4.
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gen
birth, origin
mater, matri
mother
pater, patr
father
expatriate
a person who is forced to leave his or her native country
genealogy
an account of ancestor and descendants
genesis
the beginning, origin, or way in which something was created
genetics
the branch of biology dealing with heredity
maternity
concerning prospective mothers; for pregnant women
matriarch
the mother who rules the family or tribe
matrimony
the act of marrying; the state of being married
matronly
like a married woman; dignified, stately
paternal
fatherly; of or like a father; on the father's side of the family
patrician
a noble, high ranking person