Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Later Welsh form of Matrona 2 [1][2][3]. In the Welsh tale Culhwch and Olwen she is the mother of Mabon, who was taken from her as a baby.


Sources & References

  1. Bromwich, Rachel. Trioedd Ynys Prydein: The Triads of the Island of Britain. 4th ed., University of Wales, 2014, page 449.
  2. Koch, John T. Celto-Germanic, available from
  3. MacKillop, James. Dictionary of Celtic Mythology. Oxford, 1998, page 332.
Entry added January 21, 2022