noun te·trarch \ˈte-ˌträrk, ˈtē-\

Definition of TETRARCH

:  a governor of the fourth part of a province
:  a subordinate prince
te·trar·chic \te-ˈträr-kik, tē-\ adjective

Origin of TETRARCH

Middle English, from Latin tetrarcha, from Greek tetrarchēs, from tetra- + -archēs -arch
First Known Use: 12th century


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