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Etymology of the Latin word prince

the Latin word prince
derived from the Latin word princeps (Princeps; senior Senator; leader of pack; first, foremost, leading; leader, chief, first)
derived from the Latin word primus (chiefs, nobles; first, foremost, best)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *per
derived from the Late Latin word capere (to take; take hold, seize; grasp)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *kap-

Derivations in other languages

French princesse



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