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khedive

[ kuh-deev ]
/ k蓹藞div /
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noun
the title of the Turkish viceroys in Egypt from 1867 to 1914.
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Origin of khedive

<French kh茅dive<Turkish hidiv<Persian khid墨w prince

OTHER WORDS FROM khedive

khe路div路al, khe路div路i路al [kuh-dee-vee-uhl], /k蓹藞di vi 蓹l/, adjectivekhe路div路i路ate [kuh-dee-vee-it, -eyt], /k蓹藞di vi 瑟t, -藢e瑟t/, khe路div路ate [kuh-dee-vit, -veyt], /k蓹藞di v瑟t, -藢ve瑟t/, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for khedive

khedive
/ (k瑟藞di藧v) /

noun
the viceroy of Egypt under Ottoman suzerainty (1867鈥1914)

Derived forms of khedive

khedival or khedivial, adjectivekhedivate or khediviate, noun

Word Origin for khedive

C19: from French kh茅dive, from Turkish hidiv, from Persian khid墨w prince
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