Padre meaning

pädrā, -drē
A military chaplain.
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Father: the title of a priest in Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Latin America.
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A priest or chaplain.
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A Roman Catholic or Anglican priest.
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(baseball) A player on the team the "San Diego Padres".

Jones became a Padre as the result of a pre-season trade.

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Father. Used as a form of address for a priest in Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Latin America.
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Origin of padre

  • Spanish, Italian, or Portuguese all from Latin pater patr- father pəter- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Italian, Spanish, Portuguese padre (“priest"), from Latin pater (“father"), from Proto-Indo-European *phâ‚‚tḗr.

    From Wiktionary