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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin commater, commatrem, from Latin mater.

Cognate with Catalan comare, Extremaduran comairi, French commère, Galician comadre, Italian comare, Mirandese cumadre, Portuguese comadre, and Spanish comadre.

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NounEdit

comadre f (plural comadres)

  1. midwife
  2. The godmother of one's child.
  3. The mother of one's godchild.
  4. A very dear and honoured female friend.
  5. gossip

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin commater, commatrem, from Latin mater.

NounEdit

comadre f (plural comadres)

  1. midwife
  2. The godmother of one's child.
  3. The mother of one's godchild.
  4. A very dear and honoured female friend.
  5. gossip
  6. (colloquial) go-between

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