['bær(ə)nɪt] or ['bærənət]


(noun.) 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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(n.) A dignity or degree of honor next below a baron and above a knight, having precedency of all orders of knights except those of the Garter. It is the lowest degree of honor that is hereditary. The baronets are commoners.

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n. the lowest hereditary title in the United Kingdom (of England—now of Great Britain—since 1611; of Scotland—or of Nova Scotia—since 1625; of Ireland since 1619).—ns. Bar′onetage the whole body of baronets: a list of such; Bar′onetcy.—adj. Baronet′ical.

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