Pa•triPronunciation: (pä'trē), [key]
An•ge•lo Pronunciation: (an'ju-lō"), [key]
1877–1965, U.S. educator and writer, born in Italy.
a combining form meaning “father,” occurring originally in loanwords from Greek and Latin (patriarch; patrician
), and used in the formation of new compounds (patrilineal).
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