matricentric etymology

English word matricentric comes from English -centric, English matri- (Mother.)

Detailed word origin of matricentric

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-centric English (eng) Having a specified number of centres. Having a specified object at the centre, or as the focus of attention.
matri- English (eng) Mother.
matricentric English (eng) (of a family or society) Centering around the mother or mothers.

Words with the same origin as matricentric

Descendants of -centric
Afrocentrically Americentric Christocentric Danocentric Hibernocentric Scotocentric Swedocentric acrocentric androcentric autocentric ciscentric cybercentric egocentric endocentricity excentric heterocentric holocentric idiocentric jovicentric lipocentric metrocentric nucleocentric omphalocentric somatocentric
Descendants of matri-
matriarch matricentred matriclan matrifocal matrifocality matrilateral matrilect matrilineal matrilocality matrimoiety matriphagy matrisexual