pater


pa·ter

noun

Definition of PATER

1
\ˈpä-ˌter\ often capitalized :  paternoster
2
\ˈpā-tər\ [Latin] chiefly British :  father

Examples of PATER

  1. <Pater had promised to pay for military school after third form.>

First Known Use of PATER

14th century

Related to PATER

Synonyms
dad, daddy, old man, pa, papa (also poppa), father [chiefly British], pop, sire

Pa·ter

biographical name \ˈpā-tər\

Definition of PATER

Walter Horatio 1839–1894 Eng. essayist & critic

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