emperour

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

emperour (plural emperours)

  1. Obsolete spelling of emperor

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French empereor, ampereor, empereür, from Latin imperātor.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛmpəˈruːr/, /ˈɛmpərur/, /ˈɛmpərər/, /au̯m-/

NounEdit

emperour (plural emperours)

  1. An emperor; a male ruler of an empire.
  2. Any supreme ruler or individual with total control.
  3. (rare) A leader or head.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: emperor
  • Scots: emperor

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