Mynheer

[ mahyn-hair, -heer ]
/ maɪnˈhɛər, -ˈhɪər /

noun

Dutch. the term of address and title of respect corresponding to sir and Mr.
(lowercase) a Dutchman.

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Origin of Mynheer

1645–55; spelling variant of Dutch mijnheer, equivalent to mijn mine1 + heer lord, sir, Mr.; see Herr
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British Dictionary definitions for mynheer

Mynheer
/ (məˈnɪə) /

noun

a Dutch title of address equivalent to Sir when used alone or to Mr when placed before a name

Word Origin for Mynheer

C17: from Dutch mijnheer, my lord
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