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facile princeps

[fah-ki-le pring-keps; English fas-uh-lee prin-seps]
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Latin.
  1. easily the first or best.
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British Dictionary definitions for facile princeps

facile princeps

noun
  1. an obvious leader

Word Origin

literally: easily first
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Word Origin and History for facile princeps

Latin, literally "easily first." An acknowledged leader or chief.

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