ducal

adjective du·cal \ ˈdü-kəl also ˈdyü- \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of ducal

: of or relating to a duke or dukedom

ducally

play \-kə-lē\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of ducal

Late Latin ducalis of a leader, from Latin duc-, dux leader — more at duke


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ducal

adjective

Definition of ducal for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to a duke


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