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Meaning of SEIGNIOR

Pronunciation:  'seenyur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a man of rank in the ancien regime
 

SEIGNIOR is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: feudal lord, seigneur
 
 See Also: lord, master, overlord

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Seign"ior\, n. [OF. seignor, F. seigneur, cf. It.
signore, Sp. se[~n]or from an objective case of L. senier
elder. See {Senior}.]
1. A lord; the lord of a manor.

2. A title of honor or of address in the South of Europe,
   corresponding to Sir or Mr. in English.

{Grand Seignior}, the sultan of Turkey.

 

 

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