Latin definition for: pater, patris


  • declension: 3rd declension
  • gender: masculine


  1. father
  2. [pater familias, patris familias => head of family/household]
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: All or none
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: Very frequent, in all Elementry Latin books, top 1000+ words
  • Source: General, unknown or too common to say

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