Translation of "patriarch" - English-Spanish dictionary

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.

(Translation of “patriarch” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)