previous next
mātrōnālis , e, adj. 1. matrona,
I.of or belonging to a married woman or matron, womanly, matronly (not in Cic.): “oblitae decoris matronalis,of womanly honor, Liv. 26, 49 fin.: “jam illi anilis prudentia, matronalis gravitas erat,Plin. Ep. 5, 16, 2: “dignitas,Suet. Tib. 35: “habitus,” i. e. the stola, Dig. 47, 10, 15: “genae,the matron's cheeks, Ov. F. 2, 828: “labor,Col. 12 praef. § “7: sedulitas,id. ib. § 8.—Subst.: Mātrōnā-lĭa , ĭum, n., a festival celebrated by matrons in honor of Mars, on the 1st of March, at which presents were given to matrons and brides, Ov. F. 3, 229; Suet. Vesp. 19; Mart. 5, 84, 10; cf. Macr. S. 1, 12, 7; “called also: Matronales feriae,Tert. Idol. 14.—Hence, adv.: mātrōnālĭter , like a matron: MATRONALITER NVPTA, as lawful wife (opp. to a concubine), Inscr. Maff. Mus. Ver. 46, 4, 6.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: