pedro

[pee-droh, pey-]
noun, plural pe·dros. Cards.
  1. any of several varieties of all fours in which the five of trumps counts at its face value.
  2. the five of trumps.

Origin of pedro

1870–75; < Spanish: literally, Peter

Pedro I

[pey-droh; Portuguese pe-droo]
noun
  1. Dom Pedro, 1798–1834, king of Portugal (1826, as Pedro IV) and first emperor of Brazil 1822–31.

Pedro II

noun
  1. Dom Pedro II, 1825–91, emperor of Brazil 1831–89.
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Pedro I

noun
  1. 1798–1834, first emperor of Brazil (1822–31); son of John VI of Portugal: declared Brazilian independence (1822)

Pedro II

noun
  1. 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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