Main definitions of Rex in English

: Rex1Rex2

Rex1

noun

  • The reigning king (used following a name or in the titles of lawsuits, e.g. Rex v. Jones: the Crown versus Jones).

Origin

Latin, literally king.

Pronunciation:

Rex

/rɛks/

Main definitions of Rex in English

: Rex1Rex2

Rex2

noun

  • A cat, rabbit, or guinea pig of a breed with very fine short fur.

    • ‘For example a Rex with his silly behavior with a standoffish Russian Blue may not be the right combination.’

Origin

1960s: from Latin, literally king.

Pronunciation:

Rex

/rɛks/