HyperDic: viscount

English > 2 senses of the word viscount:
NOUNperson viscount(in various countries) a son or younger brother or a count
person viscounta British peer who ranks below an earl and above a baron
viscount > pronunciation
Soundsvih'skawnt
Rhymesaccount ... tantamount: 14 rhymes with awnt...
English > viscount: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(in various countries) a son or younger brother or a count.
BroaderLord, noble, noblemanA titled peer of the realm
Spanishvizconde
Catalanvescomte
English > viscount: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA British peer who ranks below an earl and above a baron.
BroaderpeerA nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount / viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage
Spanishvizconde
Catalanvescomte

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