khedive

noun khe·dive \ kə-ˈdēv \

Definition of khedive

: a ruler of Egypt from 1867 to 1914 governing as a viceroy of the sultan of Turkey

khedivial

play \kə-ˈdē-vē-əl\ or khedival play \kə-ˈdē-vəl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of khedive

French khédive, from Turkish hidiv


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