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Definition of matronymic noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

matronymic

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌmætrəˈnɪmɪk//
 
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a name formed from the name of your mother or a female ancestor, especially by adding something to the beginning or end of their name compare patronymic
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: matronymic