seignior

[ seen-yer ]
/ ˈsin yər /

noun (sometimes initial capital letter)

a lord, especially a feudal lord; ruler.

Origin of seignior

1300–50; Middle English segnour < Anglo-French; see seigneur
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seignior

/ (ˈseɪnjə) /

noun

a less common name for a seigneur
(in England) the lord of a seigniory

Derived Forms

seigniorial (seɪˈnjɔːrɪəl), adjective

Word Origin for seignior

C14: from Anglo-French segnour; see seigneur
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