baronet

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

Definition of baronet

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

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BARONET Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of baronet for English Language Learners

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


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baronet

noun bar·on·et \ ˈber-ə-nət \

Definition of baronet for Students

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

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