senor

noun
se·​nor | \ sān-ˈyȯr How to pronounce senor (audio) \
variants: or señor
plural senors or señores\ sān-​ˈyȯr-​(ˌ)ās How to pronounce señores (audio) \

Definition of senor

: a Spanish or Spanish-speaking man used as a title equivalent to Mr.

First Known Use of senor

1622, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for senor

Spanish señor, from Medieval Latin senior superior, lord, from Latin, adjective, elder

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“Senor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/senor. Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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