baronet

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

Definition of baronet

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

1614

First Known Use of baronet

1614


BARONET Defined for English Language Learners

baronet

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

Definition of baronet for English Language Learners

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


BARONET Defined for Kids

baronet

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noun bar·on·et \ˈber-ə-nət\

Definition of baronet for Students

  1. :  the holder of a rank of honor below a baron but above a knight


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