Meaning of MATRIMONY in English

n. (pl. -ies)

1. the rite of marriage.

2 the state of being married.

3 a a card-game. b the combination of king and queen of trumps in some card-games.


matrimonial adj. matrimonially adv.

Etymology: ME f. AF matrimonie, OF matremoi(g)ne f. L matrimonium f. mater matris mother

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.