Messeigneurs



[French mey-se-nyœr] /French meɪ sɛˈnyœr/

noun, (sometimes lowercase)
1.
plural of .
[mawn-se-nyœr] /mɔ̃ sɛˈnyœr/
noun, plural Messeigneurs
[mey-se-nyœr] /meɪ sɛˈnyœr/ (Show IPA)
1.
a French title of honor given to princes, bishops, and other persons of eminence.
2.
a person bearing this title.
/mesɛɲœr/
noun
1.
the plural of Monseigneur
/mɔ̃sɛɲœr/
noun (pl) Messeigneurs (mesɛɲœr)
1.
a title given to French bishops, prelates, and princes Mgr
n.

c.1600, from French monseigneur (12c.), title of honor equivalent to “my lord,” from mon “my” (from Latin meum) + seigneur “lord,” from Latin seniorem, accusative of senior “older” (see senior (adj.)). Plural messeigneurs.

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