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khedive

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noun khe·dive \kə-ˈdēv\

Definition of khedive

  1. :  a ruler of Egypt from 1867 to 1914 governing as a viceroy of the sultan of Turkey

khedivial

play \-ˈdē-vē-əl\ or

khedival

play \-ˈdē-vəl\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of khedive

French khédive, from Turkish hidiv


First Known Use: 1847

Rhymes with khedive

Abib, achieve, aggrieve, believe, bereave, cap sleeve, conceive, deceive, French leave, frost heave, Hoccleve, inweave, motive, naive, perceive, pet peeve, plain weave, qui vive, receive, relieve, reprieve, retrieve, shirtsleeve, shore leave, sick leave, unreeve, unweave, upheave


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