Seignior meaning

sān-yôr, sānyôr
A man of rank, especially a feudal lord.
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Used as a form of address for such a man.
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A lord or noble; specif., the lord of a fee or manor.
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A feudal lord; nobleman who held his lands by feudal grant; any lord (holder) of a manor; a gentleman.
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A title of respect, formerly corresponding (especially in France) approximately to Sir.
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Origin of seignior

  • Middle English segnour from Old French seignor from Vulgar Latin senior from Latin older comparative of senex sen- old sen- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French seignor, or seignior, from Latin senior

    From Wiktionary