seigneurial

adjective
sei·​gneur·​ial | \ sān-ˈyu̇r-ē-əl, -ˈyər-\

Definition of seigneurial

: of, relating to, or befitting a seigneur

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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, "Could Hillary Clinton Become the Champion of the 99 Percent?," 23 July 2016

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First Known Use of seigneurial

1656, in the meaning defined above

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