turcopolier

noun
tur·co·po·lier
plural -s

Definition of turcopolier 

: a high official of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem who is ex officio the commander of the turcopoles

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History and Etymology for turcopolier

alteration (influenced by French turcopolier, from Medieval Latin turcopolarius) of Middle English turkepler, from Medieval Latin turcopolarius, from turcopolus turcopole + Latin -arius -ary

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