"viceroy" Definition

  1. prep. 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. prep. A large and handsome American butterfly (Basilarchia, / 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.

More About viceroy

Position in dictionary: 107654 of 111710 words.
Word Type: prep., prep.,
Words that start with "viceroy": 3
Words that end with "viceroy": 1
Words that contain "viceroy": 3
Next words in dictionary: viceroyalty, viceroyship, vicety, vichy water, viciate
Previous words in dictionary: vicennial, vicenary, vicemen, viceman, vicegerent

English Dictionary Definition of viceroy

Read all of this dictionary's definitions for the word "viceroy" on this page. Also learn the word type, other words that start with, end with or contain this word, the position in the dictionary and the next and previous terms. The historical definitions of the word "viceroy" found on this page is taken from the 1913 edition of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary.