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princeling

[prins-ling] /ˈprɪns lɪŋ/
noun
1.
a young prince.
2.
a subordinate, minor, or insignificant prince.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; prince + -ling1
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British Dictionary definitions for princeling

princeling

/ˈprɪnslɪŋ/
noun
1.
Also called princekin. a young prince
2.
Also called princelet. the ruler of an insignificant territory; petty or minor prince
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Word Origin and History for princeling
n.

1610s, from prince + -ling.

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