Prince Definition

prĭns
noun
Any male monarch; esp., a king.
Webster's New World
A ruler whose rank is below that of king; head of a principality.
Webster's New World
A nonreigning male member of a royal family.
Webster's New World
In Great Britain, a son of the sovereign or of a son of the sovereign.
Webster's New World
Any of various noblemen in other countries.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Prince

Noun

Singular:
prince
Plural:
princes

Origin of Prince

  • From Anglo-Norman, Old French prince, from Latin princeps (“first head"), from primus (“first") + capere (“seize, take").

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin prīnceps per1 in Indo-European roots

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

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