patronesse

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Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

patronesse

  1. plural of patrones

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

patronesse f

  1. plural of patronessa

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin patronissa; equivalent to patroun +‎ -esse.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /paːtˈroːnɛs(ə)/, /paːtˈruːnɛs(ə)/, /ˈpaːtrɔnɛs(ə)/, /ˈpaːtrunɛs(ə)/, /pat-/

Noun[edit]

patronesse

  1. A female patron saint or divinity; a holy figure supervising an area.
  2. (rare) A female exemplar or guideline (to imitate or to avoid).

Descendants[edit]

  • English: patroness

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