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English definition of “pater”

pater

noun [C]     /ˈpeɪ.tər/ /ˈpɑː-/ US  /ˈpɑː.t̬ɚ/ UK old-fashioned formal
father Names people call their close relatives
(Definition of pater noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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