padrone

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian padrone, from Latin patronus. Doublet of patron and pattern.

NounEdit

padrone (plural padrones or padroni)

  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 labourers, street musicians, child beggars, etc.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for padrone in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin patronus. Doublet of patron.

NounEdit

padrone m (plural padroni, feminine padrona)

  1. master
  2. owner
  3. host
  4. landlord
  5. employer, boss

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NounEdit

padrone f pl

  1. plural of padrona

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