Definition of Rex noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//reks//
; NAmE NAmE//reks//
[uncountable] (British English, formal, from Latin)
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a word meaning ‘king’, used, for example, in the titles of legal cases brought by the state when there is a king in Britain Rex v Jones compare Regina Word OriginLatin, literally ‘king’.

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