What does viscount mean?

Definitions for viscountˈvaɪˌkaʊnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. viscount(noun)

    (in various countries) a son or younger brother or a count

  2. viscount(noun)

    a British peer who ranks below an earl and above a baron


  1. viscount(Noun)

    A member of the peerage above a baron but below a count or earl.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Viscount(adj)

    an officer who formerly supplied the place of the count, or earl; the sheriff of the county

  2. Viscount(adj)

    a nobleman of the fourth rank, next in order below an earl and next above a baron; also, his degree or title of nobility. See Peer, n., 3

  3. Origin: [OE. vicounte, OF. visconte, vescunte, F. vicomte, LL. vicecomes; L. vice (see Vice, a.) + comes a companion, LL., a count. See Count.]


  1. Viscount

    A viscount or viscountess is a member of the European nobility whose comital title ranks usually, as in the British peerage, below an earl or a count and above a baron.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of viscount in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of viscount in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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