matrician
Noun

matrician (plural matricians)

  1. A female patrician; an upper class matriarch
  2. (anthropology) A group or clan claiming matrilineal descent from a (usually legendary) female ancestor
    • 1967, New Guinea and Australia, the Pacific and South-east Asia
      The society consists of a number of matricians which, as each is exogamous, are linked together by ties of kinship and marriage. This sort of society is very common throughout the islands off the mainland.
Adjective

matrician

  1. Upper class and matriarchal
Noun

matrician (plural matricians)

  1. A mathematician who studies matrices
Adjective

matrician (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to matrices



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