• (a.) Of or pertaining to the Roman patres (fathers) or senators, or patricians.
  • (a.) Of, pertaining to, or appropriate to, a person of high birth; noble; not plebeian.
  • (n.) Originally, a member of any of the families constituting the populus Romanus, or body of Roman citizens, before the development of the plebeian order; later, one who, by right of birth or by special privilege conferred, belonged to the nobility.
  • (n.) A person of high birth; a nobleman.
  • (n.) One familiar with the works of the Christian Fathers; one versed in patristic lore.

Compare patrician with other words:

patrician vs. pedestrian

bourgeoisie vs. patrician

patrician vs. patriciate

optimate vs. patrician

patrician vs. proletariat

aristocracy vs. patrician

aristocrat vs. patrician

patrician vs. proletarian

patrician vs. senator

patrician vs. patristic

nobleman vs. patrician

patrician vs. plebeian

elite vs. patrician

pater vs. patrician