Dauphiness
Dauphiness \Dau"phin*ess\, or Dauphine \Dau"phine\, n. The title of the wife of the dauphin. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • dauphiness — /daw fi nis/, n. dauphine. [1540 50; earlier daulphiness. See DAUPHIN, ESS] Usage. See ess. * * * …   Universalium

  • dauphiness — n. dauphine, wife of the dauphin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dauphiness — dau·phin·ess …   English syllables

  • dauphiness — /ˈdɔfənɛs/ (say dawfuhnes) noun the wife of the dauphin. Also, dauphine /ˈdɔfən/ (say dawfuhn), / fin/ (say feen) …   Australian English dictionary

  • dauphiness — ˈdȯfə̇nə̇s noun (plural dauphinesses) Usage: often capitalized Etymology: from earlier daulphinesse, dolphinesse, from daulphin, dolphyn dauphin + esse ess : the wife of the dauphin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dauphine — Dauphiness Dau phin*ess, or Dauphine Dau phine, n. The title of the wife of the dauphin. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • dauphine — dȯˈfēn, dōˈ , ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Usage: often capitalized Etymology: French, from Middle French daufine, dalfine, feminine of dalfin : dauphiness * * * /daw feen/; Fr. /doh feen / …   Useful english dictionary

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