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1. A man holding a British hereditary title of honor reserved for commoners, ranking immediately below the barons and above all orders of knighthood except the Garter.
2. Used as the title for such a man.
[Middle English, diminutive of baron, baron; see baron.]
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(Heraldry) (in Britain) a commoner who holds the lowest hereditary title of honour, ranking below a baron. Abbreviation: Bart. or Bt
[C15: order instituted 1611, from baron + -et]
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bar•on•et(ˈbær ə nɪt, ˌbær əˈnɛt)
a member of a British hereditary order of honor, ranking below the barons and made up of commoners, designated by Sir before the name, and Baronet, usu. abbreviated Bart., after: Sir John Smith, Bart.
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|Noun||1.||baronet - a member of the British order of honor; ranks below a baron but above a knight; "since he was a baronet he had to be addressed as Sir Henry Jones, Bart."|
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baronet[ˈbærənɪt] N → baronet m
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baronet[ˈbærənɛt ˈbærənət] (British) n (= nobleman) → baronnet m
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n → Baronet m
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baronet[ˈbærənɪt] n → baronetto
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