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Rex

[reks] /rɛks/
noun
1.
a Belgian fascist party founded in 1935.
Origin
after Christus Rex, title of a publication put out by its founders
Related forms
Rexist, noun
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Rex

/rɛks/
noun
1.
king: part of the official title of a king, now used chiefly in documents, legal proceedings, inscriptions on coins, etc Compare Regina1
Word Origin
Latin
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Word Origin and History for rexist

rex

n.

"a king," 1610s, from Latin rex (genitive regis) "a king," related to regere "to keep straight, guide, lead, rule," from PIE root *reg- "to rule, to lead straight, to put right" (cf. Sanskrit raj- "king;" Old Irish ri "king," genitive rig; see regal).

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