Infanta



[in-fan-tuh] /ɪnˈfæn tə/

noun
1.
a daughter of the king of Spain or of Portugal.
2.
an wife.
/ɪnˈfæntə/
noun
1.
a daughter of a king of Spain or (formerly) Portugal
2.
(formerly) the wife of an infante
n.

“daughter of a king of Spain or Portugal,” c.1600, from Spanish and Portuguese infanta, fem. of infante, from Latin infantem (see infant).

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