commendatore

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

Definition of commendatore

plural

-s

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of commendatore

Italian, from Medieval Latin commendator


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