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patristic

pa·tris·tic

patristic

 
pronunciation:
p trI stihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of or concerning the early Christian church fathers and their writings.
Word Parts
The word patristic contains the following part:
patr, patri, pater Latin root that means father, fatherland
synonyms:
matr, matri, mater