Advertisement

Advertisement

Pitri

[ pi-tree ]

noun

, Hinduism.
, plural Pi·tris, Pi·tri.
  1. the legendary progenitor of any family.


Discover More

Word History and Origins

Origin of Pitri1

From the Sanskrit word pitṛ father

Discover More

Example Sentences

One idea lying at the base of much of the respect paid to the moon is that it is the abode of the Pitri or sainted dead.

Advertisement

Word of the Day

absquatulate

[ab-skwoch-uh-leyt ]

Meaning and examples

Start each day with the Word of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


Pitot tubePit River