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baronet

noun bar·on·et \ˈber-ə-nət, ˈba-rə-, US also ˌber-ə-ˈnet, ˌba-rə-\

: a man who is a member of the British nobility with a rank below a baron

Full Definition of BARONET

:  the holder of a rank of honor below a baron and above a knight

First Known Use of BARONET

1614

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