Etymology
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seigneur (n.)

in French history, "feudal landowner," 1590s, from French seigneur, from Old French seignor (see seignior). Related: Seigneuress; seigneurial.

updated on April 15, 2022

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Definitions of seigneur from WordNet

seigneur (n.)
a man of rank in the ancient regime;
Synonyms: feudal lord / seignior
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