mayordomo

noun
may·​or·​do·​mo | \ ˌmāə(r)ˈdō(ˌ)mō, ˌmeə- \
plural -s

Definition of mayordomo

Southwest
: a person in charge of a group or project: such as
a : a manager of a hacienda, ranch, or estate
b : an overseer of an irrigation system

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History and Etymology for mayordomo

American Spanish, from Spanish, majordomo

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“Mayordomo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mayordomo. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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