infanta

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish infanta, Portuguese infanta, feminine of infante.

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Noun[edit]

infanta (plural infantas)

  1. The daughter of a king in Spain and Portugal. [from 17th c.]
    • 2011, Thomas Penn, Winter King, Penguin 2012, p, 40:
      It was a dispatch intended specifically to communicate a sense of closure to the Spanish monarchs, to show that England possessed a dynasty fit for an infanta of Spain.

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

infanta f (plural infantas)

  1. princess

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