Padre Definition

pädrā, -drē
noun
Father: the title of a priest in Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Latin America.
Webster's New World
A priest or chaplain.
Webster's New World
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pronoun
(baseball) A player on the team the "San Diego Padres".
Jones became a Padre as the result of a pre-season trade.
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Padre

Noun

Singular:
padre
Plural:
padres

Origin of Padre

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

    From Wiktionary

  • 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

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