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The reigning king (used following a name or in the titles of lawsuits, e.g. Rex v. Jones: the Crown versus Jones).
Latin, literally king.
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.’
1960s: from Latin, literally king.
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