Answer: father
Word Origin Latin.
Scrabble Points: 7
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Pater definition is - paternoster. How to use pater in a sentence. Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Unlike the more enthusiastic Hannah Ann Madison seems to take her pater familias' concerns to heart coming away from the evening unsure how to proceed.
pater : 2. ( often initial capital letter ) the paternoster; Lord's Prayer.
pater in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary Oxford: Clarendon Press; pater in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary New York: Harper & Brothers; pater in Gaffiot Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français Hachette
Pater : 5:945 805: Phonetic Spelling: Parts of Speech: pat-ayr' Noun Masculine : Definition: generator or male ancestor . either the nearest ancestor: father...