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margravine

[mahr-gruh-veen] /ˈmɑr grəˌvin/
noun
1.
the wife of a margrave.
Origin of margravine
1685-1695
1685-95; < Middle Dutch marcgravinne, equivalent to marcgrave margrave + -inne feminine noun suffix; compare German Markgräfin
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margravine

/ˈmɑːɡrəˌviːn/
noun
1.
the wife or widow of a margrave
2.
a woman who holds the rank of margrave
Word Origin
C17: from Middle Dutch, feminine of margrave
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