noun, plural e·di·ti·o·nes prin·ci·pes [e-dit-i-oh-nes pring-ki-pes; English ih-dish-ee-oh-neez prin-suh-peez] /ɛˌdɪt ɪˈoʊ nɛs ˈprɪŋ kɪˌpɛs; English ɪˌdɪʃ iˈoʊ niz ˈprɪn səˌpiz/. Latin.
- edit trace,
- edith cavell,
- edition binding,
- editor in chief,
Examples from the Web for princeps
If Ammodramus princeps was at Ipswich, why should it not be at other similar places?A Rambler's lease|Bradford Torrey
Princeps ille discipulus Philippi fuit a quibusdam appellatus.History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century, Volume III|J. H. Merle D'Aubign
For comparison with Zapus princeps princeps and Zapus princeps cinereus see accounts of those subspecies.North American Jumping Mice (Genus Zapus)|Philip H. Krutzsch
The Princeps and his coadjutors may perhaps be not unprofitably regarded as the heads of a great Educational Department.The Oxford Book of Latin Verse|Various
That relatively familiar creature, Architeuthis princeps, came to a maximum total length of fifty-two feet.Creatures of the Abyss|Murray Leinster
noun plural editiones principes (ɪˌdɪʃɪˈəʊniːz ˈprɪnsɪˌpiːz)
Word Origin for facile princeps
Latin, literally "easily first." An acknowledged leader or chief.