noun (sometimes lowercase)
- plural of Monseigneur.
noun, plural Mes·sei·gneurs [mey-se-nyœr] /meɪ sɛˈnyœr/.
- a French title of honor given to princes, bishops, and other persons of eminence.
- a person bearing this title.
- the plural of Monseigneur
noun plural Messeigneurs (mesɛɲœr)
- a title given to French bishops, prelates, and princesAbbreviation: Mgr
n.c.1600, from French monseigneur (12c.), title of honor equivalent to “my lord,” from mon “my” (from Latin meum) + seigneur “lord,” from Latin seniorem, accusative of senior “older” (see senior (adj.)). Plural messeigneurs.