baronial

[ buh-roh-nee-uhl ]
/ bəˈroʊ ni əl /

adjective

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

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Origin of baronial

First recorded in 1760–70; barony + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM baronial

non·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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