arch·​du·​cal (ˌ)ärch-ˈdü-kəl How to pronounce archducal (audio)
: of or relating to an archduke or archduchy

Word History


French archiducal, from archiduc

First Known Use

1665, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of archducal was in 1665

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“Archducal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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