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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

matras

  1. plural of matra

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ma‧tras

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch matrasse, matratse, from Old French materas (modern matelas), from Italian materasso (cognate with Occitan almatrac, Spanish almadraque, Portuguese almadraque), from Arabic [script needed] ((al)matrah), itself perhaps from [script needed] ((al)motrah).

NounEdit

matras n, f (plural matrassen, diminutive matrasje n)

  1. A mattress (a firm pad on which a person can recline and sleep)
  2. By extension, a technical bedding or padding to protect something
  3. (slang, pejorative) A slut, harlot, a girl so easy that 'everybody does her'; sometimes extended to men who are promiscuous
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From French matras, from Arabic [script needed] (mathara, leather bag).

NounEdit

matras ? (plural matrassen, diminutive matrasje n)

  1. (obsolete) A container of several types:
    1. an alchemist's long-necked glass receiver
    2. a leather bag
    3. a urinal

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Gaulish [Term?].

NounEdit

matras m (plural matras)

  1. a crossbow's square, with a cylindric or quadrangular head

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic [script needed] (mathara, leather bag).

NounEdit

matras m (plural matras)

  1. an alchemist's long-necked glass receiver

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IndonesianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowing from Dutch matras.

NounEdit

matras

  1. mattress

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowing from English matrass.

NounEdit

matras

  1. (chemistry) bolthead flask.

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

matras m (oblique plural matras, nominative singular matras, nominative plural matras)

  1. mattress