pedro

[ pee-droh, pey- ]
/ ˈpi droʊ, ˈpeɪ- /

noun, plural pe·dros. Cards.

any of several varieties of all fours in which the five of trumps counts at its face value.
the five of trumps.

Origin of pedro

1870–75; < Spanish: literally, Peter

Definition for pedro (2 of 3)

Pedro I

[ pey-droh; Portuguese pe-droo ]
/ ˈpeɪ droʊ; Portuguese ˈpɛ drʊ /

noun

Dom Pedro, 1798–1834, king of Portugal (1826, as Pedro IV) and first emperor of Brazil 1822–31.

Definition for pedro (3 of 3)

Pedro II


noun

Dom Pedro II, 1825–91, emperor of Brazil 1831–89.
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British Dictionary definitions for pedro (1 of 2)

Pedro I

/ (ˈpɛdrəʊ) /

noun

1798–1834, first emperor of Brazil (1822–31); son of John VI of Portugal: declared Brazilian independence (1822)

British Dictionary definitions for pedro (2 of 2)

Pedro II


noun

1825–91, last emperor of Brazil (1831–89); son of Pedro I. He was deposed when Brazil became a republic (1889)
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