dom pedro

noun (1)
dom pe·​dro | \ däm-ˈpē-(ˌ)drō How to pronounce dom pedro (audio) \

Definition of dom pedro

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a stout work shoe having one buckle and a bellows tongue.

Dom Pedro

noun (2)
Dom Pe·​dro | \ däm-ˈpē-(ˌ)drō How to pronounce Dom Pedro (audio) \

Definition of Dom Pedro (Entry 2 of 2)

: 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

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History and Etymology for dom pedro

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dom%20pedro. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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