cesarevich

noun

ce·​sar·​e·​vich
sə̇ˈzarəˌvich,
-zär-
plural -es
often capitalized
1
: the eldest son of the czar
2
: the heir to the Russian throne compare czarevitch

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Cesarevich.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cesarevich. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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