Examples of pater in a Sentence
Pater had promised to pay for military school after third form.
Recent Examples of pater from the Web
Yet critics maintain that the Packers have betrayed not only the country but also the pater familias of football: legendary Green Bay coach Vince Lombardi.
For example, the p sound frequently changes to f, and the t sound to th—suggesting that the Latin word pater is, well, the father of the English word father.
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