archducal

adjective
arch·​du·​cal | \ (ˌ)ärch-ˈdü-kəl How to pronounce archducal (audio) , -ˈdyü- \

Definition of archducal

: of or relating to an archduke or archduchy

First Known Use of archducal

1665, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for archducal

French archiducal, from archiduc

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“Archducal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/archducal. Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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