the wife of a margrave.

Origin of margravine

1685–95; < Middle Dutch marcgravinne, equivalent to marcgrave margrave + -inne feminine noun suffix; compare German Markgräfin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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the wife or widow of a margrave
a woman who holds the rank of margrave

Word Origin for margravine

C17: from Middle Dutch, feminine of margrave
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