HyperDic: sceptre

English > 2 senses of the word sceptre:
NOUNstatesceptre, scepterthe imperial authority symbolized by a scepter
communicationsceptre, scepter, verge, wanda ceremonial or emblematic staff
sceptre > pronunciation
Soundsseh'pter; skeh'pter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > sceptre: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe imperial authority symbolized by a scepter.
Synonymscepter
Broaderreign, sovereigntyroyal authority
Spanishcetro, esceptro
Catalanceptre
English > sceptre: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA ceremonial or emblematic staff.
Synonymsscepter, verge, wand
NarrowerbaubleA mock scepter carried by a court jester
BroaderstaffA rod carried as a symbol
Spanishcetro, vara, varita, verga
Catalanceptre

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict