Meaning of Patri


Pronunciation: (pä'trē), [key]
— n.
  1. 1877–1965, U.S. educator and writer, born in Italy.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a combining form meaning “father,” occurring originally in loanwords from Greek and Latin (patriarch; patrician), and used in the formation of new compounds (patrilineal).
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