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paterfamilias

pa·ter·fa·mil·i·as

paterfamilias

 
pronunciation:
pa tr f mi li s [or] pae tr f mI li s [or] peI tr f mI li s
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part of speech: noun
definition: the male head of a family or household, esp. the father.
similar words:
father
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