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

Other Words from khedive

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

First Known Use of khedive

1847, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for khedive

French khédive, from Turkish hidiv

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