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Oxford dictionary definition of the word royalty:
noun (plural royalties)
1 [mass noun] people of royal blood or status:
diplomats, heads of state, and royalty shared tables at the banquet
a member of a royal family:
she swept by as if she were royalty
the status or power of a king or queen:
the brilliance of her clothes, her jewels, all revealed her royalty
the most successful, famous, or highly regarded members of a particular group:
it’s not often you meet real Hollywood royalty, let alone chat to Angelina Jolie and Dustin Hoffman in one day
2a sum paid to a patentee for the use of a patent or to an author or composer for each copy of a book sold or for each public performance of a work:
the royalties paid to writers for recorded music
3a royal right (now especially over minerals) granted by the sovereign to an individual or corporation.
a payment made by a producer of minerals, oil, or natural gas to the owner of the site or of the mineral rights over it.
late Middle English: from Old French roialte, from roial (see royal). The sense ‘royal right (especially over minerals’) (late 15th century) developed into the sense ‘payment made by a mineral producer to the site owner’ (mid 19th century), which was then transferred to payments for the use of patents and published materials