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generalissimo

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noun gen·er·a·lis·si·mo \ˌjen-rə-ˈli-sə-ˌmō, ˌje-nə-\

Definition of generalissimo

plural

generalissimos

  1. :  the chief commander of an army



Origin and Etymology of generalissimo

Italian, from generale general


First Known Use: 1621


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