dom pedro

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noun (1)

dom pe·​dro däm-ˈpē-(ˌ)drō How to pronounce dom pedro (audio)
: a stout work shoe having one buckle and a bellows tongue.

Dom Pedro

2 of 2

noun (2)

Dom Pe·​dro däm-ˈpē-(ˌ)drō How to pronounce Dom Pedro (audio)
: pedro in which the 3, 5, and 9 of trumps are counted at face value and a joker is added which ranks as the lowest trump but counts 15 points when taken in a trick

Word History


Noun (1)

after Dom Pedro II †1891 emperor of Brazil

Noun (2)

probably from Portuguese dom master, sir (as in Dom Pedro II †1891 emperor of Brazil) + English pedro

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“Dom pedro.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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