alcaide


al·cai·de

noun \al-ˈkī-dē\

Definition of ALCAIDE

:  a commander of a castle or fortress (as among Spaniards, Portuguese, or Moors)

Variants of ALCAIDE

al·cai·de or al·cay·de \al-ˈkī-dē\

Origin of ALCAIDE

Spanish alcaide, from Arabic al-qā'id the captain
First Known Use: 1502

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