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matr
Latin for mother
matron
noun; a married woman
maternal
adjective; having the qualities of a mother; motherly
matriculate
verb; to enroll in a degree program, especially at a college
patr
Latin for father
patronize
verb; 1) to regularly visit or give business to, or 2) to talk down to; condescend
paternal
adjective; having the qualities of a father
patricide
noun; the murder of a father
expatriate
noun; a person living outside her or her native country
fil
Latin for son, child
filial
adjective; having to do with a son
affiliate
noun; one related to or associated with
gen
Latin to give birth to, create
progenitor
noun; the founder of a line or race
progeny
noun; children or descendants