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vis·count

 (vī′kount′)
n.
1. A nobleman ranking below an earl or count and above a baron.
2. Used as a title for such a nobleman.

[Middle English, from Old French visconte, from Medieval Latin vicecomes, vicecomit- : Late Latin vice-, vice- + Late Latin comes, occupant of any state office; see count2.]

viscount

(ˈvaɪkaʊnt)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the British Isles) a nobleman ranking below an earl and above a baron
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in various countries) a son or younger brother of a count. See also vicomte
3. (Historical Terms) (in medieval Europe) the deputy of a count
[C14: from Old French visconte, from Medieval Latin vicecomes, from Late Latin vice- vice3 + comes count2]

vis•count

(ˈvaɪˌkaʊnt)

n.
a nobleman next below an earl or count and next above a baron.
[1350–1400; Middle English viscounte < Anglo-French; Old French visconte (French vicomte) =vis vice3 + counte count2]
vis′count•cy, n., pl. -cies.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.viscount - (in various countries) a son or younger brother or a countviscount - (in various countries) a son or younger brother or a count
noble, nobleman, Lord - a titled peer of the realm
2.viscount - a British peer who ranks below an earl and above a baronviscount - a British peer who ranks below an earl and above a baron
peer - a nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage
Translations
فيكونت: لقَب شَرَف
vikomt
engelsk adelstitel
vicomte
greifi
vikontasvikontėvikonto žmona
vikonts
vikomt
vikont

viscount

[ˈvaɪkaʊnt] Nvizconde m

viscount

[ˈvaɪkaʊnt] nvicomte m

viscount

nViscount m

viscount

[ˈvaɪkaʊnt] nvisconte m

viscount

(ˈvaikaunt) noun
a nobleman next in rank below an earl.
ˈviscountess noun
1. the wife or widow of a viscount.
2. a woman of the same rank as a viscount.