Messeigneurs

[ French mey-se-nyœr ]
/ French meɪ sɛˈnyœr /

noun (sometimes lowercase)

plural of Monseigneur.

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Definition for messeigneurs (2 of 2)

Monseigneur

or mon·sei·gneur

[ mawn-se-nyœr ]
/ mɔ̃ sɛˈnyœr /

noun, plural Mes·sei·gneurs [mey-se-nyœr] /meɪ sɛˈnyœr/.

a French title of honor given to princes, bishops, and other persons of eminence.
a person bearing this title.

Origin of Monseigneur

1590–1600; < French: my lord; see seigneur
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British Dictionary definitions for messeigneurs (1 of 2)

Messeigneurs
/ French (mesɛɲœr) /

noun

the plural of Monseigneur

British Dictionary definitions for messeigneurs (2 of 2)

Monseigneur
/ French (mɔ̃sɛɲœr) /

noun plural Messeigneurs (mesɛɲœr)

a title given to French bishops, prelates, and princesAbbreviation: Mgr

Word Origin for Monseigneur

literally: my lord
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