noun, often capitalized ce·sar·e·vich \sə̇ˈzarəˌvich, -zär-\

Definition of cesarevich



  1. 1 :  the eldest son of the czar

  2. 2 :  the heir to the Russian throne — compare czarevitch

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Origin and Etymology of cesarevich

Russian tsesarevich, from tsesar' emperor (from Latin caesar) + -evich (patronymic suffix) — more at czar

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a trip made at another's expense

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