grand seigneur

noun

grand sei·​gneur
¦gräⁿˌsānˈyər(‧)
plural grand seigneurs or grand seigneurs
-äⁿˌsānˈyərz,
-ər(‧)
1
: a great lord or nobleman
the grand seigneur La Salle and his men glided through the … landH. T. Kane
2
: a man of dignity and aristocratic bearing
described as a cultured country squire, a grand seigneur influential among his own people and a patron of the artsA. D. Rees

Word History

Etymology

French

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“Grand seigneur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grand%20seigneur. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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