archduke NOUN 1) a chief duke. 2) historical a son of the Emperor of Austria.
DERIVATIVES archducal adjective archduchy noun.

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  • Archducal — Arch du cal, a. Of or pertaining to an archduke or archduchy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • archducal — [ärch′do͞o΄kəl, ärch′dyo͞o΄kəl] adj. of an archduke or archduchy …   English World dictionary

  • Archducal hat — The first archducal coronet ( de. Erzherzogskrone) was shown on a portrait of Rudolf IV, Duke of Austria, though this coronet probably never existed. Ernest the Iron had a coronet made, and another was made on the death of Archduke Ferdinand II… …   Wikipedia

  • archducal — adjective Etymology: French archiducal, from archiduc Date: 1665 of or relating to an archduke or archduchy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • archducal — /ahrch dooh keuhl, dyooh /, adj. of or pertaining to an archduke or an archduchy. [1655 65; earlier archiducal < F. See ARCHI , DUCAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • archducal — adjective Of or pertaining to an archduke or archduchy …   Wiktionary

  • archducal — arch·ducal …   English syllables

  • archducal — arch•du•cal [[t]ˈɑrtʃˈdu kəl, ˈdyu [/t]] adj. gov of or pertaining to an archduke or an archduchy • Etymology: 1655–65; < F archiducal …   From formal English to slang

  • archducal — /atʃˈdjukəl/ (say ahch dyoohkuhl) adjective relating to an archduke or an archduchy …  

  • archducal — adjective belonging to or befitting an archduke or his archduchy • Pertains to noun: ↑archduke • Derivationally related forms: ↑archduke …   Useful english dictionary

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