Meaning of MATRIARCH in English

n. Function: noun

a dignified, usually elderly woman of some rank or authority FF1C; the local matriarchs controlled the town's social functions FF1E;

Synonyms: dame, dowager, grande dame, matron

Related Words: materfamilias, mother

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.