[buh-roh-nee-uh l]


pertaining to a baron or barony or to the order of barons.
befitting a baron: living in baronial splendor.

Origin of baronial

First recorded in 1760–70; barony + -al1
Related formsnon·ba·ro·ni·al, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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of, relating to, or befitting a baron or barons
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Word Origin and History for baronial

1767, from baron + -ial.

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