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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch primaat.

NounEdit

primaat ‎(plural primate)

  1. primate

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PronunciationEdit

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  • Hyphenation: pri‧maat
  • Rhymes: -aːt

EtymologyEdit

From Latin

NounEdit

primaat m ‎(plural primaten, diminutive primaatje n)

  1. (zoology) primate, such as humans, apes and monkeys
  2. (religion) primate, high-ranking clergyman
Primaten van rivaliserende kerken beschouwen een ketterse collega soms enkel als primaat in de biologische zin
Primates of rivaling churches sometimes consider a heretical colleague as primate merely in the biological sense

NounEdit

primaat n ‎(uncountable)

  1. primacy, being first
Het primaat van de Paus verheft hem absoluut boven alle andere Katholieke primaten
The Pope's primacy elevates him absolutely above all other Catholic primates

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