Definition of Viceroy

1. Noun. Governor of a country or province who rules as the representative of his or her king or sovereign.

Exact synonyms: Vicereine
Specialized synonyms: Exarch, Khedive
Generic synonyms: Governor
Derivative terms: Viceregal, Viceroyship



2. Noun. Showy American butterfly resembling the monarch but smaller.

Definition of Viceroy

1. n. The governor of a country or province who rules in the name of the sovereign with regal authority, as the king's substitute; as, the viceroy of India.

2. n. The governor of a country or province who rules in the name of the sovereign with regal authority, as the king's substitute; as, the viceroy of India.

Definition of Viceroy

1. Noun. One who governs a country, province, or colony as the representative of a monarch. ¹

2. Noun. An orange and black North American butterfly (''Limenitis archippus''), so named because it is similar to, but smaller than, the monarch butterfly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Viceroy

1. one who rules as the representative of a sovereign [n -ROYS]

Medical Definition of Viceroy

1. 1. The governor of a country or province who rules in the name of the sovereign with regal authority, as the king's substitute; as, the viceroy of India. 2. A large and handsome American butterfly (Basilarchia, or Limenitis, archippus). Its wings are orange-red, with black lines along the nervures and a row of white spots along the outer margins. The larvae feed on willow, poplar, and apple trees. Origin: F. Vice-roi; pref. Vice- in the place of (L. Vice) + roi a king, L. Rex. See Vice, and Royal. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Viceroy

vicelet
vicelike
viceman
vicemen
vicenarian
vicenarians
vicenary
vicennial
viceregal
viceregally
viceregency
viceregent
viceregents
vicereine
vicereines
viceroy (current term)
viceroyalties
viceroyalty
viceroys
viceroyship
viceroyships
vices
vicesimation
vicesimo-quarto
viceties
vicety
vicey versey
vichies
vichy water
vichyssoise

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