eupatrid


eu·pa·trid

noun, often capitalized \yü-ˈpa-trəd, ˈyü-pə-\
plural eu·pat·ri·dae \yü-ˈpa-trə-ˌdē\

Definition of EUPATRID

:  one of the hereditary aristocrats of ancient Athens

Origin of EUPATRID

Greek eupatridēs, from eu- + patr-, patēr father — more at father
First Known Use: 1836

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