Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The wife or widow of a margrave.
  • noun Used as a title for such a woman.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The wife of a margrave.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The wife of a margrave.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The wife of a margrave.
  • noun A woman with the rank and responsibilities of a margrave.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Probably Middle Dutch marcgravinne, feminine of marcgrāve, margrave; see margrave.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

margrave +‎ -ine

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