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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