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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Patriarch(0.01169 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Patriarch.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: title for the heads of the Eastern Orthodox Churches (in
Istanbul and Alexandria and Moscow and Jerusalem)
2: the male head of family or tribe [syn: paterfamilias]
3: any of the early Biblical characters regarded as fathers of
the human race
4: a man who is older and higher in rank than yourself
English → English (gcide)
Patriarch \Pa"tri*arch\ (p[=a]"tr[i^]*[aum]rk), n. [F.
patriarche, L. patriarcha, Gr. paria`rchhs, fr. paria`
lineage, especially on the father's side, race; path`r father
+ 'archo`s a leader, chief, fr. 'a`rchein to lead, rule. See
1. The father and ruler of a family; one who governs his
family or descendants by paternal right; -- usually
applied to heads of families in ancient history,
especially in Biblical and Jewish history to those who
lived before the time of Moses.
2. (R. C. Ch. & Gr. Ch.) A dignitary superior to the order of
archbishops; as, the patriarch of Constantinople, of
Alexandria, or of Antioch.
3. A venerable old man; an elder. Also used figuratively.
The patriarch hoary, the sage of his kith and the
The monarch oak, the partiarch of trees. --Dryde.