Magna Mater

[ mahg-nuh mah-ter ]
/ ˈmɑg nə ˈmɑ tɛr /

noun Roman Religion.

Cybele; Ops; Rhea.

Origin of Magna Mater

From the Latin word magna māter great mother
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Word Origin and History for magna mater

magna mater


fertility goddess, 1728, Latin, literally "great mother." See magnate + mother (n.1).

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