vavasor


vav·a·sor

noun \ˈva-və-ˌsr, -ˌsr\

Definition of VAVASOR

:  a feudal tenant ranking directly below a baron

Variants of VAVASOR

vav·a·sor or vav·a·sour \ˈva-və-ˌsr, -ˌsr\

Origin of VAVASOR

Middle English vavasour, from Anglo-French vavassur, probably from Medieval Latin vassus vassorum vassal of vassals
First Known Use: 14th century

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