noun prin·ceps \ˈprinˌseps, -iŋˌke-\

Definition of princeps



\-n(t)səˌpēz, -ŋkəˌpās\
  1. :  one that is first: such as a :  the head of the state under the Roman Empire b :  any of various chief officials (as the headman of a tribe) among the ancient Teutons and Anglo-Saxons c :  a first edition of a work; also :  a copy of this edition

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Origin and Etymology of princeps

Latin — more at prince

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a trip made at another's expense

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