vicegerent


vice·ge·rent

noun \-ˈjir-ənt\

Definition of VICEGERENT

:  an administrative deputy of a king or magistrate

Origin of VICEGERENT

Medieval Latin vicegerent-, vicegerens, from Late Latin vice- + Latin gerent-, gerens, present participle of gerere to carry, carry on
First Known Use: 1536

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