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

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

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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