palsgrave

[ pawlz-greyv, palz- ]
/ ˈpɔlz greɪv, ˈpælz- /

noun

a German count palatine.

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Origin of palsgrave

1540–50; <early Dutch paltsgrave (now paltsgraaf); cognate with German Pfalzgraf imperial count. See margrave, palatine1
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British Dictionary definitions for palsgrave

palsgrave
/ (ˈpɔːlzɡreɪv) /

noun

archaic a German count palatine

Derived forms of palsgrave

palsgravine (ˈpɔːlzɡrəˌviːn), fem n

Word Origin for palsgrave

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