sei·​gneur·​ial sān-ˈyu̇r-ē-əl How to pronounce seigneurial (audio)
: of, relating to, or befitting a seigneur

Examples of seigneurial in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Eventually she was summoned to see the union’s president, Richard Trumka, whose seigneurial berth looks down on the White House. Gideon Lewis-Kraus, New York Times, 23 July 2016

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Word History

First Known Use

1656, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of seigneurial was in 1656

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“Seigneurial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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