pater

noun pa·ter

Definition of pater

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

Examples of pater in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of pater

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Pater

biographical name Pa·ter \ ˈpā-tər \

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Walter Horatio 1839–1894 English essayist and critic

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