Definition of matrimonial adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌmætrɪˈməʊniəl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmætrɪˈmoʊniəl//
[usually before noun] (formal or specialist) Marriage
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connected with marriage or with being married matrimonial problems the matrimonial home See related entries: Marriage Word Originlate Middle English: via Old French from Latin matrimonialis, from matrimonium, based on mater, matr- ‘mother’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: matrimonial