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seignorial

[ seen-yawr-ee-uhl, -yohr- ]
/ sinˈyɔr i əl, -ˈyoʊr- /
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adjective
of or relating to a seignior.
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Also seign·ior·al [seen-yer-uhl], /ˈsin yər əl/, sei·gnio·ri·al [seen-yawr-ee-uhl, -yohr-], /sinˈyɔr i əl, -ˈyoʊr-/, seign·or·al [seen-yer-uhl]. /ˈsin yər əl/.

Origin of seignorial

1810–20; seignor (variant of seignior) + -ial

OTHER WORDS FROM seignorial

un·seign·ior·al, adjectiveun·sei·gno·ri·al, adjective
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