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Noun patriarch has 4 senses
  1. Patriarch - title for the heads of the Eastern Orthodox Churches (in Istanbul and Alexandria and Moscow and Jerusalem)
    --1 is a kind of
    spiritual leader
    --1 has particulars: Nestorius
  2. patriarch, paterfamilias - the male head of family or tribe
    --2 is a kind of man, adult male; head of household
  3. patriarch - any of the early Biblical characters regarded as fathers of the human race
    --3 is a kind of
    forefather, father, sire
    --3 has particulars:
     antediluvian, antediluvian patriarch; Jacob; Simeon; Abraham, Ibrahim; Benjamin; Isaac; Ishmael; Issachar; Joseph; Judah; Methuselah; Noah; Reuben
  4. patriarch - a man who is older and higher in rank than yourself
    --4 is a kind of
    old man, greybeard, graybeard, Methuselah
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