senhor

[sin-yawr, -yohr; Portuguese si-nyawr]
noun, plural senhors Portuguese, senhores [si-nyaw-rish] .
a Portuguese term of address equivalent to sir or Mr., used alone or capitalized and prefixed to the name of a man. Abbreviation: Sr.

Origin:
1785–95; < Portuguese < Vulgar Latin *senior lord; see senior

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