seigneur

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sei·gneur

noun, often capitalized \sān-ˈyər\

Definition of SEIGNEUR

1
:  a man of rank or authority; especially :  the feudal lord of a manor
2
:  a member of the landed gentry of Canada

Origin of SEIGNEUR

Middle French, from Medieval Latin senior, from Latin, adjective, elder — more at senior
First Known Use: 1592

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