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pa·ter

 (pā′tər)
n. Chiefly British
Father.

[Latin; see pəter- in Indo-European roots.]

pater

(ˈpeɪtə)
n
chiefly facetious Brit a public school slang word for father
[from Latin]

Pater

(ˈpeɪtə)
n
(Biography) Walter (Horatio). 1839–94, English essayist and critic, noted for his prose style and his advocation of the "love of art for its own sake". His works include the philosophical romance Marius the Epicurean (1885), Studies in the History of the Renaissance (1873), and Imaginary Portraits (1887)

pa•ter

(ˈpeɪ tər; for 2,3 also ˈpæt ər)

n.
1. Brit. Informal. father.
2. (often cap.) paternoster.
[1300–50; Middle English < Latin: father]

Pa•ter

(ˈpeɪ tər)

n.
Walter Horatio, 1839–94, English critic and essayist.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pater - an informal use of the Latin word for father; sometimes used by British schoolboys or used facetiously
begetter, father, male parent - a male parent (also used as a term of address to your father); "his father was born in Atlanta"
Translations

pater

(o.f.) [ˈpeɪtəʳ] N (esp Brit) the paterel viejo

pater

n (dated Brit inf) → Herr Vater (dated)