Definition of Mather, Cotton in US English:

Mather, Cotton

proper noun

  • (1663–1728), American minister and writer; son of Increase Mather. Noted for his political writings, he sponsored the Massachusetts charter in 1691 and is thought to have influenced the events that led to the Salem witch trials in 1692.

Pronunciation

Mather, Cotton

/ˈmaT͟Hər/