- the eldest daughter of a king or queen.
- (in Great Britain and, formerly, Prussia) an eldest princess to whom this title has been granted for life by the sovereign.
Origin of princess royal
First recorded in 1640–50
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- the eldest daughter of a British or (formerly) a Prussian sovereign: a title not always conferred
- (capitals) the title of Princess Anne