czarevitch

noun
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

Definition of czarevitch

: an heir apparent of a Russian czar

First Known Use of czarevitch

1710, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for czarevitch

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

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“Czarevitch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/czarevitch. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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