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Spanish translation of “patriarch”

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patriarch

noun /ˈpeitriaːk/
the male head of a family or tribe
patriarca
He was the patriarch of a noble Spanish family.
especially in the Eastern Orthodox Church, a high-ranking bishop
patriarca
the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople.
patriarchal adjective of, like, ruled by etc a patriarch or patriarchs
patriarcal
a patriarchal society.
(Definition of patriarch from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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