conqueror

[ kong-ker-er ]
/ ˈkɒŋ kər ər /

noun

a person who conquers or vanquishes; victor.

Origin of conqueror

1250–1300; Middle English conquerour < Anglo-French; Old French conquereor, equivalent to conquer- conquer + -eor < Latin -ōr- -or1 or -ātōr- -ator
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British Dictionary definitions for conquerors

Conqueror

/ (ˈkɒŋkərə) /

noun

William the. See William I
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Word Origin and History for conquerors

conqueror


n.

c.1300, from Anglo-French conquerour, Old French conquereor, from Old French conquerre (see conquer). Another early form was conquestor. William the Conqueror so called from early 12c. in Anglo-Latin: Guillelmus Magus id est conquæstor rex Anglorum.

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