vavasor

noun vav·a·sor \ ˈva-və-ˌsȯr , -ˌsu̇r \
variants: or vavasour

Definition of vavasor

:a feudal tenant ranking directly below a baron

Origin and Etymology of vavasor

Middle English vavasour "subvassal," borrowed from Anglo-French vavassur, borrowed from Medieval Latin vavassor, probably by haplology from vassus vassōrum literally, "vassal of vassals" — more at vassal


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