A woman superintendent or manager of the domestic arrangements of a hospital, prison, or other institution
A forerunner or predecessor.
A female is defined as a person of the sex that produces eggs and can bear young.
A woman chosen as the winner of a contest or the honorary head of an event:
One, such as a monarch or dictator, that rules or governs.
(--- Eastern Orthodox Ch.) The highest-ranking bishop at Constantinople, Alexandria, Antioch, Jerusalem, Moscow, Bucharest, etc.
The definition of a mother is a woman who gives birth or who has the responsibility of physical and emotional care for specific children.
An elderly woman of high social station.
Find another word for matriarch. In this page you can discover 15 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for matriarch, like: materfamilias, female ruler, mother figure, matron, ancestress, stepmother, head of the family, ancestor, female, queen and ruler.