padre: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pä'drā, -drē Sp. pä'&thslashre It. pä'dre), [key]
— pl. -dres -dri
  1. father (used esp. in addressing or referring to a priest or member of the clergy).
  2. a chaplain in military or naval service.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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