commissionaire

noun
com·mis·sion·aire | \kə-ˌmi-shə-ˈner \

Definition of commissionaire 

chiefly British

: a uniformed attendant

First Known Use of commissionaire

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for commissionaire

earlier, "person charged with or seeking a commission (as a messenger or porter)," borrowed from French, going back to Middle French commissionere commissioner

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The first known use of commissionaire was in 1895

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