czar·​e·​vitch ˈzär-ə-ˌvich How to pronounce czarevitch (audio) ˈ(t)sär- How to pronounce czarevitch (audio)
variants or less commonly tsarevitch or tzarevitch
: an heir apparent of a Russian czar

Word History


Russian tsarevich, from tsar' + -evich, patronymic suffix

First Known Use

1710, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of czarevitch was in 1710

Dictionary Entries Near czarevitch

Cite this Entry

“Czarevitch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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