noun prin·ci·pe \It ˈprēnchē(ˌ)pā, Sp ˈprēnsē(ˌ)pā or -nthē-, Pg ˈpriⁿ(n)sēpə\

Definition of principe



  1. :  prince; especially :  the eldest son of a Spanish or Portuguese king — compare infante

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Origin and Etymology of principe

Italian principe & Spanish & Portuguese príncipe, from Latin princip-, princeps prince

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