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ad patres

[ ahd -pah-tres; English ad -pey-treez ]
/ ɑd ˈpɑ trɛs; English æd ˈpeɪ triz /
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adjective Latin.

dead.

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Origin of ad patres

Literally, “(having gone) to the fathers”
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