Baron

[ ba-rawn ]
/ baˈrɔ̃ /

noun

Mi·chel [mee-shel] /miˈʃɛl/, Michel Boyron, 1653–1729, French actor.
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British Dictionary definitions for michel baron

baron

/ (ˈbærən) /

noun

a member of a specific rank of nobility, esp the lowest rank in the British Isles
(in Europe from the Middle Ages) originally any tenant-in-chief of a king or other overlord, who held land from his superior by honourable service; a land-holding nobleman
a powerful businessman or financiera press baron
English law (formerly) the title held by judges of the Court of Exchequer
short for baron of beef

Word Origin for baron

C12: from Old French, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German baro freeman, Old Norse berjask to fight
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