• A (male) ruler, a sovereign; a king, monarch.
  • A female monarch.
  • Someone who is preeminent in their field; a great person.
  • The (male) ruler or head of a principality.
  • A male member of a royal family other than the ruler; especially (in the United Kingdom) the son or grandson of the monarch.
  • A non-royal high title of nobility, especially in France and the Holy Roman Empire.
  • The mushroom Agaricus augustus (species).
  • A type of court card used in tarot cards, the equivalent of the jack.
  • Any of various nymphalid butterflies of the genus Rohana (genus).


Similar words

  • Agaricus augustus

Broader meaning words


  • From Anglo-Norman, from Old French prince, from Latin prīnceps ("first head"), from prīmus + capiō. princeps.

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