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principe Line breaks: prin|cipe
Pronunciation: /ˈprɪntʃɪpeɪ/

Definition of principe in English:

noun (plural principi ˈprɪntʃɪpi)

(In Italy) a prince: [as title]: the Principe di Savognia
More example sentences
  • Despite his maverick streak, Vialli was something of a principe di calcio, a prince of football.

Origin

Italian, from Latin princeps, princip- 'first, chief' (see prince).

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