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dux

Syllabification: dux
Pronunciation: /dəks
 
/

Definition of dux in English:

noun (plural duces /ˈd(y)o͞osēz, ˈdo͞okāz/ or duxes)

A Saxon chief or leader.

Origin

mid 18th century: from Latin, 'leader'.

Words that rhyme with dux

crux, flux, lux, luxe, tux

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