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negus

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noun ne·gus \ˈnē-gəs, ni-ˈgüs\

Definition of negus

  1. :  king —used as a title of the sovereign of Ethiopia



Origin of negus

Amharic nəgus, from Geez nĕgūša nagašt king of kings


First Known Use: 1594

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negus

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noun ne·gus \ˈnē-gəs\

Definition of negus

  1. :  a beverage of wine, hot water, sugar, lemon juice, and spices



Origin of negus

Francis Negus †1732 English colonel


First Known Use: 1743

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