princeling

[ prins-ling ]
/ ˈprɪns lɪŋ /

noun

a young prince.
a subordinate, minor, or insignificant prince.

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Origin of princeling

First recorded in 1610–20; prince + -ling1
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British Dictionary definitions for princeling

princeling
/ (ˈprɪnslɪŋ) /

noun

Also called: princekin a young prince
Also called: princelet the ruler of an insignificant territory; petty or minor prince
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