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tăta , ae, m. Gr. τέττα; Sanscr. tātas, = papa.
I. A name by which young children, speaking imperfectly, call their father, as with us, dad, daddy, Varr. ap. Non. 81, 5; Inscr. Orell. 2813 sq.; 4943.—
II. A bringer up, rearer, analog. to mamma, Mart. 1, 101, 1.
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