padre

noun pa·dre \ ˈpä-(ˌ)drā , -drē \

Definition of padre

1 :a Christian clergyman; especially :priest
2 :a military chaplain

Origin and Etymology of padre

Spanish or Italian or Portuguese, literally, father, from Latin pater — more at father


PADRE Defined for English Language Learners

padre

noun

Definition of padre for English Language Learners

  • : a Christian priest

  • : a Christian clergyman who works in the military


Learn More about padre

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of padre


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