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khedive (n.)

title of the Turkish viceroy of Egypt, 1867, from French khédive, from Turkish khidiv, from Persian khidiw "prince," derivative of khuda "master, prince," from Old Persian khvadata- "lord," from compound *khvat-data-, literally "created from oneself," from khvat- (from PIE *swe-tos "from oneself," ablative of root *s(w)e-; see idiom) + data- "created." His wife was a khediva.

updated on March 05, 2016

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Definitions of khedive from WordNet

Khedive (n.)
one of the Turkish viceroys who ruled Egypt between 1867 and 1914;
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