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From French prince, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] princeps (“‘first head’”), from primus (“‘first’”) + ceps (“‘head’”), related to capitus (“‘head’”).
- Male ruler or head of a principality.
- Son or male-line grandson of a reigning prince, king, queen, emperor, or empress, or another type of monarch.
- (metaphorical) Great person.
- He is a prince among men.
- A common name of the mushroom Agaricus augustus.
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The female equivalent is princess.
A prince is usually addressed as "Your Highness". A son of a king is "His Royal Highness"; a son of an emperor is "His Imperial Highness". A sovereign prince may have a style such as "His Serene Highness".
prince m. (plural princes)
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