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[ pˈadɹə͡ʊn], [ pˈadɹə‍ʊn], [ p_ˈa_d_ɹ_əʊ_n]

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The word "padrone" derives from the Italian "padrone" which means "lord", "master" or "boss". The word was first used in the Early Renaissance when the Italians began to trade with the Mediterranean countries. The Italians borrowed the term from the French "patron" which was derived from the Latin "patronus" which meant "protector". The Spanish word "patrone" has a similar meaning. The Italians used the term to refer to the head of a household or a business organization. A padrone typically exercised a level of authority over those within his or her charge.

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