monseigneur

noun
mon·​sei·​gneur | \ˌmōⁿ-ˌsān-ˈyər \
plural messeigneurs\ˌmā-​ˌsān-​ˈyər(z) \

Definition of monseigneur 

: a French dignitary (such as a prince or prelate) used as a title preceding a title of office or rank

First Known Use of monseigneur

1561, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for monseigneur

French, literally, my lord

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