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Vocabulary from Classical Roots C: Lesson 3
Terms in this set (22)
mater, matris <L
(n) the surroundings within which something begins or develops
(n) a society ruled or controlled by women
(tr and intr v) to register as a student at a college or university
pater, patris <L
(n) the male head of a family or tribe.
2. an Old Testament ancestor.
3. a founding father or wise man
(n) a family inheritance
(n) support; encouragement.
2. business clientele; customers
(tr v) to go to regularly.
2. to treat someone as an inferior
(n) name derived from a paternal ancestor
frater, fratris <L
(adj) pertaining to brothers; brotherly
(intr v) to be friendly with.
2. to socialize with an enemy population
avunculus, avunculi <L
(adj) like an uncle
(adj) having to do with the family
uxor, uxoris <L
(adj) dominated by one's wife
(n) marriage to two mates
(n) marriage to a single mate
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