The reigning king (used following a name or in the titles of lawsuits, e.g. Rex v. Jones: the Crown versus Jones)‘a helmet boldly inscribed with the initials GR (George Rex) for George III’
- ‘Justice Wilmot's unpublished 1765 judgment in Rex versus Almon’
Latin, literally ‘king’.
A cat, rabbit, or guinea pig of a breed with very fine short fur.‘the Cornish Rex is considered a good breed for those with allergies’
- ‘Rexes are known for their dense, plush coat which feels exactly like velvet’
- ‘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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