[yoo-pa-trid, yoo-puh-] /yuˈpæ trɪd, ˈyu pə-/

noun, plural eupatridae
[yoo-pa-tri-dee] /yuˈpæ trɪˌdi/ (Show IPA)
one of the hereditary aristocrats of ancient Athens and other states of Greece, who at one time formed the ruling class.
noun (pl) -patridae (-ˈpætrɪˌdiː), -patrids
(in ancient Greece) a hereditary noble or landowner


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