vavasor

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noun vav·a·sor \ˈva-və-ˌsȯr, -ˌsu̇r\

Definition of vavasor

  1. :  a feudal tenant ranking directly below a baron

Variants of vavasor

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vavasour

Origin and Etymology of vavasor

Middle English vavasour, from Anglo-French vavassur, probably from Medieval Latin vassus vassorum vassal of vassals


First Known Use: 14th century


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