Origin of patri-
Examples from the Web for patri
Patri fumus igne alieno luculentior—The smoke of our own country is brighter than fire in a foreign one.
A patri—oh, you know what; like the Sons of England, you know!Our Little Canadian Cousin|Elizabeth Roberts MacDonald
Christus dei Filius patri consubstantialis declaratur Arii impietas condemnatur.The Care of Books|John Willis Clark
If it sometimes amounts to divination to cry out as one falls on the battlefield, Finis patri!The Non-religion of the Future: A Sociological Study|Jean-Marie Guyau
Patri solum omnibus carum est—The soil of their native land is dear to the hearts of all men.
Word Origin for patri-
word-forming element used to make terms describing kinship of the father or the paternal line, from Latin patri-, comb. form of pater (see father (n.)).