baronial

[ buh-roh-nee-uh l ]
/ bəˈroʊ ni əl /

adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. baronetcy,
  2. baronetess,
  3. baronetize,
  4. barong,
  5. barong tagalog,
  6. baronize,
  7. barons' war,
  8. barony,
  9. barophilic,
  10. barophoresis

Origin of baronial

First recorded in 1760–70; barony + -al1

Related formsnon·ba·ro·ni·al, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for baronial

baronial

/ (bəˈrəʊnɪəl) /

adjective

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

baronial

adj.

1767, from baron + -ial.

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