- n. 公主；王妃；女巨头
- n. (Princess)人名；(英)普琳西丝；
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1、prin- + cap-(capere) => "that takes first". => Latin princeps (genitive principis) "first man, chief leader; ruler, sovereign". => princ- + -ess => princess.
- princess (n.)
- late 14c., "woman of royal or noble birth; daughter or wife of a ruler or prince; female ruler," a native formation, or else from Old French princesse, fem. of prince (see prince). Compare Medieval Latin principissa, Italian principessa. As a colloquial form of address to a woman or girl, it is recorded from 1924 (as a term of address to a lover, early 15c.).
- 1. The Sun had captioned a picture of Princess Diana "Princess of Veils"
- 2. The Princess Royal arrived at Gatwick this morning from Jamaica.
- 3. The Princess had been invited to ride in a charity race.
- 4. She was like a princess in a fairy tale.
- 5. Princess Margaret toned with her in a turquoise print dress.
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