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One entry found for patriarch.
Main Entry: pa·tri·arch
Pronunciation: primarystresspamacr-tremacron-secondarystressärk
Function: noun
1 a : one of the Old Testament fathers of the human race or of the Hebrew people b : the father and ruler of a family or tribe c : an old man deserving respect
2 : any of various bishops of highest rank and dignity
- pa·tri·ar·chal /secondarystresspamacr-tremacron-primarystressär-kschwal/ adjective

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