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seignior

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PronunciationEdit

'sēn-yûr

EtymologyEdit

From Old French seignor or seignior, from Latin senior.

NounEdit

seignior (plural seigniors)

  1. A feudal lord; nobleman who held his lands by feudal grant; any lord (holder) of a manor; a gentleman.
  2. A title of respect, formerly corresponding (especially in France) approximately to Sir.