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senhor

play
noun se·nhor \si-ˈnyȯr\

Definition of senhor

plural

senhors

or

senhores

play \-ˈnyȯr-ēsh, -ēzh, -ēs, -ēz\
  1. :  a Portuguese or Brazilian man —used as a title equivalent to Mr.



Origin and Etymology of senhor

Portuguese, from Medieval Latin senior superior, lord, from Latin, adjective, elder


First Known Use: 1795


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