palsgrave

[ pawlz-greyv, palz- ]

noun
  1. a German count palatine.

Origin of palsgrave

1
1540–50; <early Dutch paltsgrave (now paltsgraaf); cognate with German Pfalzgraf imperial count. See margrave, palatine1

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palsgrave

/ (ˈpɔːlzɡreɪv) /


noun
  1. archaic a German count palatine

Origin of palsgrave

1
C16: from Dutch, from Middle Dutch paltsgrave, from palts estate of a palatine + grave count

Derived forms of palsgrave

  • palsgravine (ˈpɔːlzɡrəˌviːn), fem n

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