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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Papa \Pa*pa"\, n. [F. papa, L. papa; cf. Gr. ?, ?, a child's
word meaning father. Cf. Pope.]
1. A child's word for father.
2. A parish priest in the Greek Church. --Shipley.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby
talk [syn: dad, dada, daddy, pa, papa, pappa,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
54 Moby Thesaurus words for "papa":
Grand Penitentiary, Holy Father, abba, abuna, antipope, archbishop,
archdeacon, archpriest, bishop, bishop coadjutor, canon, cardinal,
cardinal bishop, cardinal deacon, cardinal priest, chaplain,
coadjutor, curate, dad, daddy, dean, diocesan, ecclesiarch, exarch,
father, foster father, genitor, governor, hierarch, high priest,
metropolitan, old man, pa, pap, pappy, pater, paterfamilias,
patriarch, penitentiary, pontiff, pop, pope, pops, prebendary,
prelate, primate, rector, rural dean, sire, stepfather, subdean,
suffragan, the old man, vicar
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