patrix

[ 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

1
1880–85; blend of patri- and matrix

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