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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pa·dro·ne /pəˈdroni/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pa·dro·ne n.; pl. It. Padroni E. Padrones.
 1. A patron; a protector.
 2. The master of a small coaster in the Mediterranean.
 3. A man who imports, and controls the earnings of, Italian laborers, street musicians, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an owner or proprietor of an inn in Italy
      2: an employer who exploits Italian immigrants in the U.S.