Matralia

[ muh-trey-lee-uh, -treyl-yuh ]
/ məˈtreɪ li ə, -ˈtreɪl yə /

noun, plural Ma·tra·li·a, Ma·tra·li·as. (sometimes used with a plural verb)

an annual festival of ancient Rome celebrated by women in honor of the goddess Matuta.

Origin of Matralia

1895–1900; < Latin Mātrālia (festa) (festival) of Māter Mātūta (goddess of dawn); mātrālia, neuter plural of mātrālis pertaining to a mother. See mater, -al1
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