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senhor

[sin-yawr, -yohr; Portuguese si-nyawr]
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noun, plural se·nhors, Portuguese se·nho·res [si-nyaw-rish] /sɪˈnyɔ rɪʃ/.
  1. a Portuguese term of address equivalent to sir or Mr., used alone or capitalized and prefixed to the name of a man. Abbreviation: Sr.

Origin of senhor

1785–95; < Portuguese < Vulgar Latin *senior lord; see senior
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