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duce

du·ce

duce

pronunciation:
du cheI
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
inflections: duces, duci
definition 1: a leader; commander; chief.
definition 2: (cap.) title applied to Benito Mussolini, Italian fascist dictator from 1922-1943 (prec. by il).
Word Parts
The word duce contains the following part:
duc, duct Latin root that means lead; draw along