noun arch·duke \-ˈdük, -ˈdyük\

: a prince of the royal family of Austria

Full Definition of ARCHDUKE

:  a sovereign prince
:  a prince of the imperial family of Austria
arch·duke·dom \-dəm\ noun

Origin of ARCHDUKE

Middle French archeduc, from arche- arch- + duc duke
First Known Use: 15th century


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