palsgravine

palsgravine

[pawlz-gruh-veen, palz-]
noun
the wife or widow of a palsgrave.

Origin:
1825–35; < Dutch paltsgravin. See palsgrave, -ine2

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palsgrave (ˈpɔːlzɡreɪv)
 
n
archaic a German count palatine
 
[C16: from Dutch, from Middle Dutch paltsgrave, from palts estate of a palatine + grave count]
 
palsgravine
 
fem n

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