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patrician is pronounced in three syllables
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meanings of patrician
One familiar with the works of the Christian Fathers; one versed in patristic lore or life.
A person of high birth; a nobleman.
A member of any of the families constituting the populus Romanus, or body of Roman citizens, before the development of the plebeian order; later, one who, by right of birth or by special privilege conferred, belonged to the senior class of Romans, who, with certain property, had by right a seat in the Roman Senate.
Of or relating to Saint Patrick.
Of or pertaining to the Roman patres ("fathers") or senators, or patricians.
Of, pertaining to, or appropriate to, a person of high birth; noble; not plebeian.