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Adjective: patrician  pu'tri-shun
  1. Befitting a person of noble origin
    "a patrician nose"
  2. Belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy
    "patrician landholders of the American South";
    - aristocratic, aristocratical, blue, blue-blooded, gentle [archaic]
Noun: patrician  pu'tri-shun
  1. A person of refined upbringing and manners
  2. A member of the aristocracy
    - aristocrat, blue blood, aristo [informal]

Derived forms: patricians

See also: noble, refined

Type of: adult, grownup, leader

Part of: aristocracy, nobility

Encyclopedia: Patrician