knez

noun

kəˈnez
plural knezes also knezi
: a Slavic prince or duke

Word History

Etymology

of Slavic origin; akin to Serbo-Croatian knez prince, Russian knyaz', Old Slavic kŭnȩdzĭ, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German kuning king

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“Knez.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/knez. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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