Etymology: From French dauphinFrench, dauphin
- The eldest son of the king of France. Under the Wikipedia:House of Valois, Valois and Wikipedia:House of Bourbon, Bourbon dynasties, the Dauphin of France, generally shortened to Dauphin, was heir apparent to the throne of France. The title derived from the main title of the Dauphin, Dauphin of Viennois.
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