queen consort


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queen consort

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

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the wife of a reigning king
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queen′ con′sort


n.
the wife of a reigning monarch.
[1755–65]
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