Latin Word for Mother: Mater or Genitrix?
Pax et bonum!
What's the difference between Mater and Genetrix?
Both words mean mother. Mater
is the more general and popular word. Genetrix
means the producer or the bearer of children - it is common in the poets, and it usually means the mother of a specific person. For example, Venus is the genetrix Aeneae
(mother of Aeneas).
Hope this helps and thanks for asking a Latin teacher.
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