patrix

patrix

[pey-triks, pa-]
noun, plural patrices [pey-truh-seez, pa-] , patrixes. Printing.
a mold of a Linotype for casting right-reading type for use in dry offset.

Origin:
1880–85; blend of patri- and matrix

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