[ pey-treez-fuh-mil-ee-uhs, pah-, pa- ]

  1. a plural of paterfamilias.

Words Nearby patresfamilias Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use patresfamilias in a sentence

  • Isn't it rather the fault of the audience, of your respectable residents, your patresfamilias?

    The Possessed | Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • And what do our patresfamilias, the officials, the wives and daughters, do in such cases?

    The Possessed | Fyodor Dostoevsky