1. of, like, suitable for, or characteristic of a patriot.
  2. expressing or inspired by patriotism: a patriotic ode.

adj.1650s, “of one’s own country,” from French patriotique or directly from Late Latin patrioticus, from Greek patriotikos, from patriotes (see patriot). Meaning “loyal, supporting one’s own country” is from 1757. Related: Patriotical.

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