vicereine

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noun vice·reine \ˈvīs-ˌrān\

Definition of vicereine

  1. 1 :  the wife of a viceroy

  2. 2 :  a woman who is a viceroy

Origin and Etymology of vicereine

French, from vice- + reine queen, from Old French, from Latin regina, feminine of reg-, rex king — more at royal


First Known Use: 1823

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