droit de seigneur

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Etymology[edit]

French droit de seigneur (the right of the lord)

Noun[edit]

droit de seigneur (uncountable)

  1. The supposed right of the feudal lord to deflower the maiden bride of one of his subjects.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dʁwa d(ə) sɛ.ɲœʁ/

Noun[edit]

droit de seigneur m (uncountable)

  1. droit de seigneur