MEANING: adjective:
1. Stately; dignified.
2. Characteristic of a mature, plump, unfashionable woman.

ETYMOLOGY: From matron (a married woman; a woman in charge), from Latin matrona (married woman, wife), from mater (mother). Ultimately from the Indo-European root mater (mother), which also gave us mother, material, matter, matrix, and matrimony. Earliest documented use: 1590.

MACRONLY - how France is governed these days

MARRON-LY - the way a chestnut would

MATRON ALY - Nurse in charge of the Hospital de los Niños in Hollywood