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sceptre

noun [C] UK (US scepter) uk   /ˈsep.tər/  us   /-tɚ/
a decorated stick that is carried by a queen or king during some official ceremonies as a symbol of their authority
Translations of “sceptre”
in Vietnamese vương trượng…
in Spanish cetro…
in Thai คทาสำหรับกษัตริย์หรือพระราชินี…
in Malaysian cogan alam…
in French sceptre…
in German das Zepter…
in Chinese (Traditional) (象徵君主權位的)權杖…
in Indonesian tampuk…
in Chinese (Simplified) (象征君主权位的)权杖…
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