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Noun: baronet  ber-u'net or ber-u-nut [N. Amer], ba-ru'net or ba-ru-nut [Brit]
  1. A member of the British order of honour; ranks below a baron but above a knight
    "since he was a baronet he had to be addressed as Sir Henry Jones, Bart.";
    - Bart

Derived forms: baronets

Type of: aristo [informal], aristocrat, blue blood, patrician

Encyclopedia: Baronet