Pronunciation: (ed'wurd),[key] —n. 1. Prince of Wales and Duke of Cornwall(“The Black Prince”), 1330–76, English military leader (son of Edward III).
2. Lake, a lake in central Africa, between Uganda and Zaire: a source of the Nile. 830 sq. mi. (2150 sq. km).
3. a male given name: from Old English words meaning “rich, happy” and “guardian.”