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10 terms

root word mater/pater

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alma mater
fostering mother, school
matrix
the place where mothering occurs; womb
matrimony
marrying a woman to make her a mother
matricide
murder of a mother by a child
maternity
motherhood
patronym
a name taken from one's father
pattern
a model worthy of copying, like a father
patriarch
the male head of a family
patron
a supporter, like one's father
patrician
a person of high birth, as descending from founding fathers