Patri definition

pātri; patrə; patri, patrə
Father.

Patricide.

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Patri is defined as father.

An example of patri used as a prefix is the word patrilineal, tracing descent through the father's side of the family tree.

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Father, paternal.

Patrilineal.

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Origin of patri

  • L < Gr patri- < patēr, father

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Latin (from pater patr- father) Greek (from patēr patr- father) pəter- in Indo-European roots

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