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1. Morning.

2. [F. Matines. See Etymol. Above] morning worship or service; morning prayers or songs. The winged choristers began to chirp their matins. (Cleveland)

3. Time of morning service; the first canonical hour in the roman Catholic Church.

Origin: f. Fr. L. Matutinum the morning, matutinus of the morning, Matuta the goddess of the morning. See Matutinal.

(Science: zoology) a french mastiff.

Origin: f. Matin.

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