crown prince


noun

a male heir apparent to a throne.

Nearby words

  1. crown octavo,
  2. crown of thorns,
  3. crown office,
  4. crown point,
  5. crown post,
  6. crown princess,
  7. crown prosecution service,
  8. crown prosecutor,
  9. crown quarto,
  10. crown roast

Origin of crown prince

First recorded in 1785–95

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crown prince

noun

the male heir to a sovereign throne
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