padroeiro

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Portuguese padrom, padro (from patrōnus) + -eiro

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

padroeiro m (feminine singular padroeira, masculine plural padroeiros, feminine plural padroeiras, comparable)

  1. (attributive) patron
  2. protecting

Noun[edit]

padroeiro m (plural padroeiros)

  1. (Roman Catholicism) patron saint
  2. (figuratively) patron; protector

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