Definition of patrico in US English:

patrico

noun

cant, rare, archaic, poetic
  • A priest, a preacher; especially an uneducated or vagabond priest; a hedge-priest.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Robert Copland (fl. 1505–1547), translator and printer. Origin uncertain; probably from either pater or patter + (in some forms) cove or (in some forms) co.

Pronunciation

patrico

/ˈpatrɪkɛʊ/