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    patriarch - Dictionary definition and meaning for word patriarch

    (noun) title for the heads of the Eastern Orthodox Churches (in Istanbul and Alexandria and Moscow and Jerusalem) Definition
    (noun) the male head of family or tribe
    Synonyms : paterfamilias
    (noun) any of the early biblical characters regarded as fathers of the human race Definition
    (noun) a man who is older and higher in rank than yourself
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for patriarch

partri+arch patri=father......hence partiarch is father of family or tribe

just as MONARCH means ruler, patriarch is ruler of a family or tribe

pati+arch.......so arch means a single ruler and that person is pati i.e. father of family

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patriarch -patri means father and arch means the ruler and patriarch society means the society dominated by the male

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