[ rit-er ]
/ ˈrɪt ər /

noun, plural rit·ter, rit·ters.

a knight.
a member of the lowest order of nobility in Germany or Austria.

Origin of ritter

1815–25; < German; Middle High German riter rider

Definition for ritter (2 of 2)

[ rit-er ]
/ ˈrɪt ər /


Joseph Elmer,1891–1967, U.S. cardinal.
Woodward MauriceTex, 1907–74, U.S. country-and-western singer, composer, and film actor.
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