[ puh-tris-tiks ]
/ pəˈtrɪs tɪks /
noun (used with a singular verb)
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In 1493 he went to Paris and thence to Italy, studying canon and civil law, patristics and the rudiments of Greek.
Associated words: patristic, patristics, patrology, patrist.Putnam's Word Book|Louis A. Flemming