queen consort

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queen consort

n. pl. queens consort
The wife of a reigning king.

queen consort

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the wife of a reigning king

queen′ con′sort


n.
the wife of a reigning monarch.
[1755–65]
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Noun1.queen consort - the wife of a reigning kingqueen consort - the wife of a reigning king    
queen - the wife or widow of a king
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A monument inside the Sennyu-ji Temple is dedicated to Sei Shonagon, the author of Pillow Book, about her time as a court lady to Empress Consort Teishi in the early eleventh century.