ritter

[ rit-er ]
/ ˈrɪt ər /
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noun, plural rit·ter, rit·ters.

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

Nearby words

  1. rite of spring, the,
  2. ritenuto,
  3. rites of passage,
  4. ritornello,
  5. ritschlian,
  6. ritter's disease,
  7. ritter, tex,
  8. ritual,
  9. ritual bath,
  10. ritual murder

Origin of ritter

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

Ritter

[ rit-er ]
/ ˈrɪt ər /

noun

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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