batonnier

noun
ba·​ton·​nier | \ ˌbätȯˈnyā, ˌba-, -tō- \
plural -s

Definition of batonnier

: the chief of the advocates of a court or bar

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History and Etymology for batonnier

French bâtonnier, from Middle French bastonnier, from baston staff

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“Batonnier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/batonnier. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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