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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pa·dre n.; pl. Sp. & Pg. Padres It. Padri .
 1. A Christian priest or monk; used as a term of address for priests in some churches (especially Roman or Orthodox Catholic in Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Spanish America); -- also used in the American military.
 Syn: -- Father.
 2.  In India (from the Portuguese), any Christian minister; also, a priest of the native region.