Lares And Penates Definition

lârēz, lär-
Treasured household possessions.
American Heritage
The household gods of the ancient Romans.
Webster's New World
The treasured belongings of a family or household.
Webster's New World

Origin of Lares And Penates

  • Partial translation of Latin Larēs et Penātēs household gods Larēs pl. of Lār Lar et and Penātēs Penates

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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