- Homophone Note
|part of speech:
||a member of the hereditary nobility. In Great Britain, a baron is a nobleman of the lowest rank; peer.
His ancestor, the first baron, received the title for his loyalty and service to the king.
||a very powerful financier or industrialist in a particular field.
Cornelius Vanderbilt was one of the railroad barons of the last century.
- similar words:
||capitalist, lord, mogul, peer
Are you looking for the word barren
(not fruitful or useful)? Baron
sound alike but have different meanings.