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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French juveigneur, from Old French juvegnor, from Latin iuveniōrem, accusative singular of iuvenior (which also developed into Latin iūnior).

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  • IPA(key): /ʒy.vɛ.ɲœʁ/
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juveigneur m (plural juveigneurs)

  1. (largely historical) A younger or youngest son of a nobleman who is given apanage.
    • 2007, Philippe Carrer, Ethnopsychiatrie en Bretagne. Nouvelles études, Coop Breizh, page 74.
      Les cadets se retrouvent sans grandes ressources alors que le droit coutumier breton leur accorde l'égalité et même favorise le juveigneur c'est-à-dire le plus jeune fils.
      The younger siblings find themselves quite impoverished, even though Breton customary law grants them equality, and even favours the juveigneur, that is the youngest son.

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