commissionaire


com·mis·sion·aire

noun \kə-ˌmi-shə-ˈner\

Definition of COMMISSIONAIRE

chiefly British
:  a uniformed attendant

Origin of COMMISSIONAIRE

French commissionnaire, from commission
First Known Use: 1641

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