[pey-triks, pa-]
noun, plural pa·tri·ces [pey-truh-seez, pa-] /ˈpeɪ trəˌsiz, ˈpæ-/, pa·trix·es. Printing.
  1. a mold of a Linotype for casting right-reading type for use in dry offset.

Origin of patrix

1880–85; blend of patri- and matrix Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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