Definition of vavasory in English:

vavasory

Syllabification: vav·a·so·ry
Pronunciation: /ˈvavəˌsôrē
 
/

noun (plural vavasories)

historical
  • The estate of a vavasour.

Origin

early 17th century: from Old French vavasorie or medieval Latin vavasoria (see vavasour).

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