Definition of


  1. (noun, person) governor of a country or province who rules as the representative of his or her king or sovereign
  2. (noun, animal) showy American butterfly resembling the monarch but smaller

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Synonyms of Viceroy

limenitis archippus, vicereine

Origin of the word Viceroy

  1. person ruling as representative of a sovereign, 1524, from M.Fr. vice-roy, from O.Fr. vice- "deputy" (see vice-) + roi "king," from L. regem (nom. rex); see rex. The species of American butterfly so called from 1881. more

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Words that sound like Viceroy

vaccaria, vagary, vajra, vaquero, vasari, vcr, vesicaria, vexer, viagra, vicar, vigor, vigour, viscera, visor, vizier, vizor, voicer, voucher, voussoir, voyager

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