Definition of pro-parent in English:

pro-parent

noun

  • A person who takes the place of a parent; a guardian; (also occasionally) †a progenitor, an ancestor (obsolete).

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Daniel Cawdrey (d. 1664), Church of England clergyman and ejected minister. From pro- + parent.

Pronunciation

pro-parent

/ˈprəʊˌpɛːrənt/ /ˈprəʊˌpɛːr(ə)nt/