commendator

noun
com·​men·​da·​tor
plural -s

Definition of commendator

1 : one who holds a benefice in commendam

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History and Etymology for commendator

Medieval Latin commendator commander, from Latin commendatus (past participle of commendare to entrust, recommend command) + -or

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“Commendator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/commendator. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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