embassage

noun
em·​bas·​sage | \ ˈem-bə-sij How to pronounce embassage (audio) \

Definition of embassage

1 : the message or commission entrusted to an ambassador
2 archaic : embassy

First Known Use of embassage

circa 1530, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for embassage

variant (with em- after embassador "ambassador" and other derivatives based on Romance forms with em- em- replacing am-) of ambassage, probably alteration (by substitution of the suffix -age) of ambassade "embassy, message entrusted to an envoy" — more at embassy

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The first known use of embassage was circa 1530

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“Embassage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embassage. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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