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bar•on•et



Pronunciation: (bar'u-nit, bar"u-net'), [key]
n.
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, usually abbreviated Bart., after: Sir John Smith, Bart.

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