ritter

[ rit-er ]

noun,plural rit·ter, rit·ters.
  1. a knight.

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

Origin of ritter

1
1815–25; <German; Middle High German riterrider

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Other definitions for Ritter (2 of 2)

Ritter
[ rit-er ]

noun
  1. Joseph Elmer, 1891–1967, U.S. cardinal.

  2. Woodward Maurice "Tex", 1907–74, U.S. country-and-western singer, composer, and film actor.

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