patriotic

[ pey-tree-ot-ik or, esp. British, pa- ]
/ ˌpeɪ triˈɒt ɪk or, esp. British, ˌpæ- /

adjective

of, like, suitable for, or characteristic of a patriot.
expressing or inspired by patriotism: a patriotic ode.

Origin of patriotic

1645–55; < Late Latin patriōticus < Greek patriōtikós. See patriot, -ic

Related forms

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