mynheer

noun
myn·​heer | \ mə-ˈner How to pronounce mynheer (audio) \

Definition of mynheer

: a male Netherlander used as a title equivalent to Mr.

First Known Use of mynheer

1605, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mynheer

Dutch mijnheer, from mijn my + heer master, sir

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“Mynheer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mynheer. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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