dom pedro

play
noun dom pe·dro \däm-ˈpē-(ˌ)drō\

Definition of dom pedro

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

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of dom pedro

after Dom Pedro II †1891 emperor of Brazil


Dom Pedro

play
noun Dom Pe·dro \däm-ˈpē-(ˌ)drō\

Definition of Dom Pedro

  1. :  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

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of dom pedro

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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up dom pedro? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a trip made at another's expense

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ