I.dat. plur. MATRABVS, for Matris, Inscr. Grut. 29, 1), or Matres , more freq. Matronae , the protecting goddesses of a country, city, or place: “MATRISAVGVSTISD. D.,” Inscr. Grut. 90, 1; so ib. 2 sq.
A Latin Dictionary. Founded on Andrews' edition of Freund's Latin dictionary. revised, enlarged, and in great part rewritten by. Charlton T. Lewis, Ph.D. and. Charles Short, LL.D. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1879.
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