Simple Definition of prince
: a male member of a royal family; especially : the son or grandson of a king or queen
: a male ruler or monarch in some countries
: a man who is the best in his class, profession, etc.
Full Definition of prince
Examples of prince
<a neighborhood in which the city's merchant princes built palaces that shamelessly celebrated their wealth>
Origin of prince
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin princip-, princeps leader, initiator, from primus first + capere to take — more at heave
First Known Use: 13th century
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