A group of patriots from various branches of the military.
An example of a patriot is a person who is loyal to and fights for the United States.
Origin of patriotFrench patriote from Late Latin patriota, fellow countryman from Classical Greek patri?t?s from patris, fatherland from pat?r, father
Origin of patriotFrench patriote from Old French compatriot from Late Latin patriōta from Greek patriōtēs from patrios of one's fathers from patēr patr- father ; see pəter- in Indo-European roots.
From the Middle French compatriot around 1600, from Late Latin patriÅta (“fellow countryman") from the Ancient Greek Ï€Î±Ï„ÏÎ¹ÏŽÏ„Î·Ï‚ (patriotÄ“s, “of the same country"), from Ï€Î±Ï„ÏÎ¯Ï‚ (patris, “father land", "country"), from Ï€Î±Ï„Î®Ï (pater, “father").