vicereine

vicereine

[vahys-reyn]
noun
the wife of a viceroy.

Origin:
1815–25; < French, equivalent to vice- vice- + reine queen < Latin rēgīna (rēg-, stem of rēx king + -īna feminine noun suffix)

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vicereine (ˌvaɪsˈreɪn)
 
n
1.  the wife of a viceroy
2.  a female viceroy
 
[C19: from French, from vice³ + reine queen, from Latin rēgīna]

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