noun \ˈdəks, ˈdu̇ks\

Definition of dux



\ˈd(y)üˌsēz, ˈdüˌkās\ also


\ˈdəksə̇z, ˈdu̇k-\
  1. 1 :  a military commander stationed in a province of the later Roman Empire

  2. 2 British :  the pupil at the academic head of a class or school

  3. 3 music :  the first voice (see 1voice 1b(4))to enter in a fugue (see 1fugue 1b)or canon (see 1canon 6) — compare comes

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Origin and Etymology of dux

Latin, literally, leader — more at duke

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to cast off or become cast off

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