Definition of

Baronet

  1. (noun, person) a member of the British order of honor; ranks below a baron but above a knight

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Synonyms of Baronet

bart

Alternate forms of Baronet

Derivations: baronetize

Hypernyms: aristocrat, blue blood, patrician

Origin of the word Baronet

  1. c.1400, dim. of baron (q.v.); originally a younger or lesser baron; as a titled hereditary order, established 1611. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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