commendatore

noun
com·men·da·to·re | \ kəˌmendəˈtōrē , (ˌ)käˌm- \
plural -s

Definition of commendatore 

: a member of an Italian honorary order of chivalry who ranks next above an officer and next below a grand officer

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History and Etymology for commendatore

Italian, from Medieval Latin commendator

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