maître d'

noun
maî·​tre d' | \ ˌmā-trə-ˈdē How to pronounce maître d' (audio) , ˌme-, -tər- \
variants: or maitre d'
plural maître d's or maitre d's\ ˌmā-​trə-​ˈdēz How to pronounce maitre d's (audio) , ˌme-​ , -​tər-​ \

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Recent Examples on the Web Mars has said the face was originally modeled after a Chicago maitre d' named Frank Brown. Alexandra Olson, chicagotribune.com, "Mars drops Uncle Ben’s, reveals new name for rice brand," 24 Sep. 2020 Mars has said the face was originally modeled after a Chicago maitre d' named Frank Brown. Alexandra Olson, chicagotribune.com, "Mars drops Uncle Ben’s, reveals new name for rice brand," 24 Sep. 2020 Mars has said the face was originally modeled after a Chicago maitre d' named Frank Brown. Alexandra Olson, chicagotribune.com, "Mars drops Uncle Ben’s, reveals new name for rice brand," 24 Sep. 2020 Mars has said the face was originally modeled after a Chicago maitre d' named Frank Brown. Alexandra Olson, chicagotribune.com, "Mars drops Uncle Ben’s, reveals new name for rice brand," 24 Sep. 2020 Mars has said the face was originally modeled after a Chicago maitre d' named Frank Brown. Alexandra Olson, chicagotribune.com, "Mars drops Uncle Ben’s, reveals new name for rice brand," 24 Sep. 2020 Mars has said the face was originally modeled after a Chicago maitre d' named Frank Brown. Alexandra Olson, chicagotribune.com, "Mars drops Uncle Ben’s, reveals new name for rice brand," 24 Sep. 2020 Mars has said the face was originally modeled after a Chicago maitre d' named Frank Brown. Alexandra Olson, chicagotribune.com, "Mars drops Uncle Ben’s, reveals new name for rice brand," 24 Sep. 2020 Mars has said the face was originally modeled after a Chicago maitre d' named Frank Brown. NBC News, "Uncle Ben's rice has a brand new name: Ben's Original," 23 Sep. 2020

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1933, in the meaning defined above

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“Maître d'.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ma%C3%AEtre%20d%27. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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