Grandee



[gran-dee] /grænˈdi/

noun
1.
a man of high social position or eminence, especially a Spanish or Portuguese nobleman.
/ɡrænˈdiː/
noun
1.
a Spanish or Portuguese prince or nobleman of the highest rank
2.
a man of great rank or eminence
n.

1590s, from Spanish grande “nobleman of the first rank,” originally an adjective, “great,” from Latin grandis “big, great” (see grand (adj.)).

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