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patriarch

US [ˈpeɪtriˌɑrk]
UK [ˈpeɪtriˌɑː(r)k]
  • n.族长;德高望重的男性长者;宗主教
  • Web家长;牧首;元老
Plural Form:patriarchs  
patriarch
n.
1.
(男性)家长,族长,酋长the male head of a family or community
2.
德高望重的男性长者an old man that people have a lot of respect for
3.
(东正教和天主教的)牧首,宗主教the title of a most senior bishop (= a senior priest) in the Orthodox or Roman Catholic Church

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