Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A hard, round seed of any one of several leguminous plants, used by children for playing marbles; especially, a seed of Guilandina Crista, G. major, Ormosia monosperma, or Stizolobium urens, or one of the plants itself. They are usually distinguished from each other, as mato azul, mato amarillo, etc.
  • noun A game of marbles played with these seeds.

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Examples

  • In fact, the proposal to get the peace process going was an Acholi reconciliation process known as mato oput, proposed by the area leaders.

    CNN Transcript Aug 12, 2006

  • Others connect both en anoi'xei tou sto'mato's and en parrhesi'aj3 with gnori'sai, ` to make known with the opening of the mouth, with boldness the mystery, '&c.

    A Commentary on the Epistle to the Ephesians

  • Ephesians to pray for, was not any temporal blessing, not even his deliverance from bonds, that he might be at liberty more freely to preach the Gospel, but that God would enable him to preach with the freedom and boldness with which he ought to preach; i'na moi dothe lo'gos en anoi'xei tou sto'mato's mou en parrhesi'aj3 gnori'sai, ktl.

    A Commentary on the Epistle to the Ephesians

  • The word lo'gos itself has at times the metonymical sense here given to it, and therefore en anoi'xei tou sto'mato's is most naturally taken without emphasis as equivalent to, when I open my mouth, i.e. when called upon to speak.

    A Commentary on the Epistle to the Ephesians

  • Ogoola said under the bill, only top LRA commanders will be punished, adding that traditional justice systems such as mato oput, will be used to help offenders reform and be reintegrated into society.

    AllAfrica News: Latest

  • * i'na moi dothe lo'gos en anoi'xei tou sto'mato's mou en parrhesi'aj3 gnori'sai, ktl.

    A Commentary on the Epistle to the Ephesians

  • Catalan must-haves include patatas bravas, crisp-fried potatoes with a secret sauce, and mel i mato, a curd cheese and honey dessert cooked in an earthenware pot.

    Must-Try Foods Of The World

  • Catalan must-haves include patatas bravas, crisp-fried potatoes with a secret sauce, and mel i mato, a curd cheese and honey dessert cooked in an earthenware pot.

    Must-Try Foods Of The World

  • Must-haves include patatas bravas, crisp-fried potatoes with a secret sauce, and mel i mato, a curd cheese and honey dessert cooked in an earthenware pot.

    Must-Try Foods Of The World

  • Catalan must-haves include patatas bravas, crisp-fried potatoes with a secret sauce, and mel i mato, a curd cheese and honey dessert cooked in an earthenware pot.

    Must-Try Foods Of The World

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