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arch·duke

 (ärch-do͞ok′, -dyo͞ok′)
n.
1. In certain royal families, especially that of imperial Austria, a nobleman having a rank equivalent to that of a sovereign prince.
2. Used as a title for such a nobleman.

[Obsolete French archeduc : arche-, arch- (from Old French; see arch-1) + duc, duke (from Old French; see duke).]

arch·duke′dom n.

archduke

(ˈɑːtʃˈdjuːk)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a chief duke, esp (since 1453) a prince of the Austrian imperial dynasty

arch•duke

(ˈɑrtʃˈduk, -ˈdyuk)

n.
a title of the sovereign princes of the former ruling house of Austria.
[1520–30; < French archeduc (now archiduc). See arch-1, duke]
arch′duke′dom, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.archduke - a sovereign prince of the former ruling house of Austriaarchduke - a sovereign prince of the former ruling house of Austria
prince - a male member of a royal family other than the sovereign (especially the son of a sovereign)
Translations

archduke

[ˈɑːtʃˈdjuːk] Narchiduque m

archduke

[ˈɑːtʃˈdjuːk] narciduca m
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