Margravine definition

märgrə-vēn
The wife or widow of a margrave.
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Used as a title for such a woman.
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The wife of a margrave.
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The wife of a margrave.
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A woman with the rank and responsibilities of a margrave.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
margravine
Plural:
margravines

Origin of margravine

  • Probably Middle Dutch marcgravinne feminine of marcgrāve margrave margrave

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • margrave +"Ž -ine

    From Wiktionary