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eupatrid

play
noun, often capitalized eu·pa·trid \yü-ˈpa-trəd, ˈyü-pə-\

Definition of eupatrid

plural

eupatridae

play \yü-ˈpa-trə-ˌdē\
  1. :  one of the hereditary aristocrats of ancient Athens



Origin and Etymology of eupatrid

Greek eupatridēs, from eu- + patr-, patēr father — more at father


First Known Use: 1836


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